UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

Students develop a body of knowledge about the genetic variation between underlying differential responses to drugs and how this can be applied to prevent adverse drug reactions and improve healthcare.

Course Modules

Core modules: clinical applications of pharmacogenetic tests; drug design and development; molecular pharmacology; basic statistics for medical sciences; human genetics in context; principles of human genetics (Henry Stewart online lectures); core skills; options: pharmacology of inflammation; anticancer personalised medicines; pharmacogenetics, adverse drug reactions and biomakers; computational and systems biology; genetics of cardiovascular disease; genetics of neurological disease; statistics for interpreting genetic data.

Course Additional Entry

Normally a minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree in biomedical sciences or related subject area, or medical discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Applicants with an appropriate professional qualification and relevant work experience may also apply.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £24,400  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £12,570  Academic year. First year home fees
1 year
Full Time
PgCert £7,640  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
PgCert £3,815  Academic year. First year home fees
1 year
Full Time
PgDip £15,590  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
PgDip £7,640  Academic year. First year home fees