An honours degree at 2:1 or above, or equivalent professional qualification, in the biosciences or biochemistry, including an understanding of physiology and/or pharmacology; or a first or second class honours degree in pharmacy or a qualification in medicine, veterinary science or dentistry.
Months of entry
Course focuses on the scientific basis of drug discovery and development, particularly molecular biology and bioinformatics, which have revolutionised the pharmaceutical industry in recent years. Students build knowledge of the quantitative aspects of pharmacology and the therapeutics of specific diseases, as well as gaining a practical awareness of safety issues. There is a strong emphasis on practical work. The four taught modules: Core Molecular Biology; Core Pharmacology; Molecular Medicine; Molecular Pharmacology and Drug Development. Students also undertake a practical project.
Information for international students
If English is not the first language, an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalanet will be required.
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written/ formal examinations||50|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||50|
Course contact details
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