Taught course

Next Generation Drug Discovery (Online Distance Learning)

Institution
University of Edinburgh · School of Biological Sciences
Qualifications
MScPGProfDevPGCertPGDip

Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in biotechnology, biochemistry, chemistry, medicine, molecular biology, pharmacology or related sciences.

All applicants must also meet our English language requirements.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This online programme will provide you with the stimulus, guidance and knowledge to develop a career around new approaches to drug discovery.

You will study the challenges in developing novel drugs; the science underlying emerging fields of drug discovery; the application of new ideas to the field; how drug discovery relates to real-world health problems; the commercial aspects of drug discovery; and potential future developments. The programme offers a research-rich environment in which you can develop as a scientist and entrepreneur.

Information for international students

To find out about the support offered to international student at Edinburgh from arrival to graduation visit: http://www.ed.ac.uk/studying/international

Fees and funding

Visit Scholarships and Student Funding Services at: http://www.ed.ac.uk/student-funding.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

distance learning
72 months

PGProfDev

distance learning
48 months

PGCert

distance learning
24 months

PGDip

distance learning
48 months

Course contact details

Name
Programme Administrator
Email
MScNGDD@ed.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)131 650 8637