UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This course offers a comprehensive guide to all aspects of modern day drug design. It is taught by research scientists, clinicians and industry experts. Our graduates have progressed to undertake or obtain PhD's or medical studentships, or have found employment in both the private and public sector.

Course Modules

Core modules: bioinformatics and structural biology; target identification and high throughput screening; cheminformatics and computer drug design; biological molecules as therapeutics ' antibodies, siRNA, and stem cells; biophysical screening methods, protein NMR and phenotypic screening; fragment based drug design (FBDD); target selection (scientific grounds); target selection (commercial and intellectual property).

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant subject from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Distance Learning
MSc (Postgraduate)
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £23,440  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £12,310  Academic year. First year home fees
3 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate)
1 year
Full Time
PgCert
3 years
Part Time
PgCert
1 year
Full Time
PgDip
3 years
Part Time
PgDip