UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

The programme aims to teach advanced experimental approaches to dissecting the mechanisms of drug action (pharmacology).

Course Modules

Modules include: Investigative pharmacology; molecular pharmacology; practice of science. Optional modules: advanced cardiovascular pharmacology; CNS drugs of abuse; CNS pharmacology and disorders; drug discovery and clinical development; epileptic disorders; immunopharmacology; modern aspects of drug discovery; neuropharmacology; new drug targets in the CNS; psychopharmacology; receptor mechanisms; synaptic pharmacology.

Course Additional Entry

Normally a minimum of an upper 2nd Class UK Honours degree in life sciences, pharmaceutics, biotechnology or pharmacy, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Professional or other qualifications obtained by written examinations and approved by UCL, together with at least 3 years of appropriate professional experience, will also be considered.

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