Entry requirements

You must possess at least a BSc Honours (minimum lower second class) in physiology, pharmacology, biomedical sciences or in a closely related subject. Alternatively, a professional qualification with relevant work experience of equivalent status or a Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma in biomedical sciences may be deemed suitable by the course team.

Months of entry


Course content

This course is designed to provide an insight into aspects of the drug discovery and development process, by looking at a number of diseases including cardiovascular, neuro and respiratory pathologies. It will provide an opportunity to study the principles of pharmacology, bioinformatics and toxicology for the development of novel therapeutics for their management. This course explores fundamental subjects that are central to drug discovery and development. It also provides flexibility, enabling you to acquire specialist knowledge through the selection of option modules in the areas of biotechnology and business, antimicrobial chemotherapy and molecular therapeutics.

Information for international students

If your first language is not English you should normally have attained the equivalent of an IELTS score of at least 6.5, with a minimum score of 6 in the writing component.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0)20 7911 5000