University of Westminster

Course Introduction

This course is designed to provide an insight into aspects of the drug discovery and development process, by looking at a number of diseases including cardiovascular, neuro and respiratory pathologies. It will provide an opportunity to study the principles of pharmacology, bioinformatics and toxicology for the development of novel therapeutics for their management. This course explores fundamental subjects that are central to drug discovery and development. It also provides flexibility, enabling you to acquire specialist knowledge through the selection of option modules in the areas of biotechnology and business, antimicrobial chemotherapy and molecular therapeutics.

Course Additional Entry

You must possess at least a BSc Honours (minimum lower 2nd Class) in physiology, pharmacology, biomedical sciences or in a closely related subject. Alternatively, a professional qualification with relevant work experience of equivalent status or a Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma in biomedical sciences may be deemed suitable by the course team.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £13,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,500  Academic year. First year home fees