University of Greenwich

Course Introduction

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).

Course Modules

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).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate)
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate)