The programme aims to produce graduates trained in the processes by which fundamental science is linked to the design and development of modern medicines; To teach students an understanding of the drug discovery process; To provide students with the experience of critically appraising the research questions and techniques that are routine in the workplace; To provide expert preparation for students who wish to pursue a career in drug discovery, or wish to proceed to a higher degree (PhD).
Modules include: Applied pharmacology; translational biology; critical thinking; experimental protocol; project background and design; infectious disease and allergy drug discovery; neuroscience and drug discovery; renal and cardiovascular drug discovery; extended research project; extended dissertation.
Course Additional Entry
A degree from a wide range of biological science subjects (e.g. pharmacology, physiology, biochemistry, applied biology, molecular biology, biomedical science or similar).
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