Queen Mary, University of London

Course Introduction

The programme is to provide a thorough training in the main concepts and methods of translational medicine, with a particular focus on unmet needs in diseases of the nervous system and the challenge of developing better therapies; at the end of their studies students have a detailed knowledge of the drug discovery and development process, and of clinical trial design and methodology and the regulatory environment.

Course Modules

Modules include: Basic principles in neuroscience; Mechanisms of disease and drug targets in the nervous system; unmet therapeutic needs in major disease areas in neurology; biomarkers of disease and their role in drug development; genomics, proteomics, metabolomics and systems biology and their impact in modern medicine; drug discovery; drug development; clinical trial design and regulatory requirements and intellectual property.

Course Additional Entry

A postgraduate certificate, or postgraduate diploma: medical, or dentistry degree, or employed as a pharmacist, nurse, or scientist; Master of science: 1st degree in medicine, pharmacy, or biomedical science; all applicants whose 1st language is not English, require a minimum overall score of 6.5 IELTS, or equivalent.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £13,850  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £7,950  Academic year. First year home fees
1 year
Part Time
PgCert £4,600  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Part Time
PgCert £2,650  Academic year. First year home fees
1 year
Full Time
PgDip £9,200  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
PgDip £5,300  Academic year. First year home fees