King's College London

Course Introduction

This course gives students the skills to evaluate, plan and execute the studies involved in taking a new medicine from the exploratory clinical development phase through to the point of applying for marketing approval, including regulatory processes. One of three modular programmes in Pharmaceutical Medicine designed for working physicians, clinical scientists and allied health professionals.

Course Modules

Modules include: Clinical drug development; drug discovery and development; drug regulatory affairs; preclinical science; design and evaluation of medicines for human use (research project).

Course Additional Entry

A medical degree (MBBS or equivalent) or a good Honours degree (2.1 or above) or overseas equivalent in pharmacy, pharmacology, biology, biochemistry, chemistry or related relevant subject; applicants with alternative qualifications or relevant work 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
PgCert £1,500  Credit module. First year home fees
2 - 4 years
Part Time
PgDip £1,500  Credit module. First year home fees