Taught course

Drug Discovery

Institution
University of Aberdeen · College of Life Sciences and Medicine
Qualifications
MRes

Entry requirements

Applicants will usually require a second class Honours degree (2:2) or equivalent in a biomedical science subject such as biochemistry, biomedical science, pharmacology or a degree in medicine or pharmacy.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This research focussed masters degree aims to provide you with:

  • hands-on bench experience
  • an insight into how drugs are made and regulated
  • an understanding of the pharma and biotechnology business sector

The major emphasis of the programme is on research with two projects of approximately 15 weeks each, giving you invaluable hands on experience of laboratory based research. Projects will be offered by members of staff and you will be able to choose from a wide range of research opportunities.

In the taught part of the programme you will learn about small molecule drug discovery, drug regulation, the language of business and how to commercialise scientific ideas.

Qualification and course duration

MRes

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
School Administrator
Email
study@abdn.ac.uk
Phone
+44(0)1224 437096