Taught course

Stratified Medicine and Pharmacological Innovation

University of Aberdeen · College of Life Sciences and Medicine

Entry requirements

Candidates must normally possess: at least a second class honours degree in Life Science or Pharmacy/Pharmacology from a university in the United Kingdom; or a qualification deemed by the Joint Management Committee to be equivalent to the above; and/or professional or industrial experience deemed appropriate by the Joint Management please can you upload a personal statement with your application highlighting your career goals and how this programme will help you achieve them

Months of entry


Course content

Stratified Medicine holds huge potential to enhance timely development of new treatments for human disease. It is among the most important concepts to emerge in 21st century clinical science and will be a crucial component of the global drive to increase the efficacy, safety and cost effectiveness of new medicines.

This taught postgraduate Masters programme draws on the current and future needs of the Life Sciences sector and is being developed in conjunction with the industrial partners of the Stratified Medicine Scotland Innovation Centre (SMS-IC).

It harnesses Scotland's strengths in Stratified Medicine, Clinical Trials, Bioinformatics and Pharmacogenomics to provide focused training which integrates basic and clinical sciences, and equips students with grounding in the essential skills required to design, execute and evaluate modern clinical interventions, and to progress to successful careers in the commercial or academic Life Sciences.

The MSc Stratified Medicine & Pharmacological Innovation is a joint postgraduate degree, the partners are University of Aberdeen, University of Glasgow and University of Strathclyde. Students choose to study in either Glasgow or Aberdeen.Glasgow is the lead institution and manage all applications, please click on the link below to be taken to their 'how to apply' webpages.

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Fees and funding

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Heather Wallace