The discovery and development of safe and effective new drugs is challenging and rewarding, and this course focuses on the mechanisms of drug action at molecular level, the treatment of human diseases, and the latest cell and molecular technologies used in pharmacology. You will receive high-quality, broad-based training, develop a wide knowledge base and key transferable skills, and be supported in your choice of career. Why choose this course?
- Study the principles of drug design, pre-clinical evaluation, clinical trials, regulatory affairs and the application of new technologies in the drug discovery and development process
- Explore the latest therapeutic concepts and principles relating to causes, epidemiology, diagnosis and the treatment of human diseases in current clinical practice
- Develop a systematic understanding and critical awareness of new technologies in cell and molecular biology
- Gain a wide range of valuable practical skills and the ability to devise an experimental plan as an independent investigator
- Benefit from an enhancement in your learning skills and personal development, take the opportunity to work with self-direction and originality, and make a major contribution to the pharmaceutical industry, wider society and the global economy.
Areas of study include:
- Cell and Molecular Biology
- Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
- Drug Discovery and Development
- Molecular Pharmacology
- Laboratory Based Research Project
Applicants should have a good undergraduate degree at Honours level, or equivalent. Honours degree in a medical, biomedical, pharmaceutical, biological, chemical science or a related science subject.
Fees and funding
No fee information has been provided for this course
Additional fee information
For information on postgraduate funding, please visit: https://www.beds.ac.uk/howtoapply/postgraduatestudy/postgraduate-fees-and-funding