UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This programme is designed for the more research'oriented student. Conducting cutting'edge research within the drug industries and UCL's academic group, it offers opportunities for networking and future career development. The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, tutorials and problem classes, critical journal clubs and a research project.

Course Modules

Optional modules (3 from): Bioinformatics and structural biology as applied to drug design; biological molecules as therapeutics; biophysical screening methods, x'ray crystallography, protein NMR and phenotypic screening; cheminformatics and modelling for drug design; fragment'based drug design; target selection (commercial and intellectual property aspects); target selection (scientific grounds). Core modules: Investigating research; researcher professional development.

Course Additional Entry

An upper 2nd Class UK Honours degree in a relevant subject (for example, life sciences, medicine, chemistry) or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, or an appropriate professional qualification, or a minimum of 3 years' relevant work experience.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MRes £23,440  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MRes £12,310  Academic year. First year home fees