UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

The programme provides a flexible opportunity for high'level research'based training and acquiring a range of academic skills that will prepare students for PhD level study or a career in biotech and pharmaceutical industries.

Course Modules

Core modules: dissertation; options: medicines for children; women's health; CNS pharmacology and disorders; CNS drugs of abuse; epileptic disorders (research insights and therapy); pharmaceutical analysis and drug discovery; modern aspects of drug discovery; molecular basis of disease; curing cancer (new targets, new drugs, and new problems); biopharmaceuticals; therapeutic uses of plants (benefits and risks); nanomedicines and targeted drug delivery; overcoming biological barriers; intelligent design of medicines; new drug targets in the CNS; anticancer personalised medicines; pharmacogenomics, adverse drug reactions and biomarkers; advanced structure (based drug design); medicinal chemistry.

Course Additional Entry

An upper 2nd Class UK Honours degree or higher in chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacy, the pharmaceutical or physical sciences or related fields, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard is required.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MRes £24,400  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MRes £12,570  Academic year. First year home fees