King's College London

Course Introduction

This course will enable you to gain the knowledge and skills to evaluate the safety of new medicinal products for human studies, write a clinical protocol, and obtain appropriate ethical and legal approval. One of three modular programmes in Pharmaceutical Medicine designed for working physicians, clinical scientists and allied health professionals interested in the clinical development process.

Course Modules

Modules include: ADME, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics; advanced clinical pharmacology; clinical drug development; drug development pharmacology; practical clinical pharmacology; preclinical science; design and evaluation of medicines for human use (research project).

Course Additional Entry

A Medical degree (MBBS or equivalent) or an Honours degree (2.1 or above) in pharmacy, pharmacology, biology, biochemistry, chemistry or related subject, or overseas equivalent; applicants without a degree but with relevant experience are welcome.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £20,700  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £13,500  Academic year. First year home fees
2 - 4 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £1,500  Credit module. First year overseas fees
2 - 4 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £1,500  Credit module. First year home fees
2 - 4 years
Part Time
PgCert £1,500  Credit module. First year overseas fees
2 - 4 years
Part Time
PgCert £1,500  Credit module. First year home fees
2 - 4 years
Part Time
PgDip £1,500  Credit module. First year overseas fees
2 - 4 years
Part Time
PgDip £1,500  Credit module. First year home fees