Taught course

Drug Discovery and Business Strategy

University of Huddersfield · Pharmacy

Entry requirements

Minimum of 2:2 UK honours degree or equivalent in pharmaceutical sciences, chemistry or other biological sciences such as biochemistry, pharmacology and physiology with adequate English proficiency. Applicants whose first language or language of instruction is not English will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum of IELTS 6.0 overall with no lower than 6.0 in writing and reading will be considered acceptable (or equivalent).

Months of entry


Course content

You will learn the processes involved in discovering a new drug and incorporated business strategies. You will study various analytical tools and techniques employed in drug discovery and, after completion of the course, will be expected to have the skills needed to start-up new businesses offering specialised services in drug discovery or join drug discovery teams within the pharmaceutical industry.

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

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01484 473867