Drug Development Science MSc at King's College London, University of London - UCAS

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Course summary

The Drug Development Science course is one of our three MSc courses in pharmaceutical medicine that are designed for those working in, or seeking to work in, the field of drug development, including pharmaceutical companies, Contract Research Organisations and regulatory authorities. The Drug Development Science course is a highly flexible study programme designed for those working in or seeking to work in the field of drug development. The course aims to provide students with expertise and skills in all aspects of medicine development, including pre-clinical testing, clinical development, drug regulation and drug safety. Key benefits

  • This course has been designed by, and is taught by individuals who are highly experienced in pharmaceutical medicine, with the many of our lectures delivered by current senior employees of pharmaceutical companies and regulatory authorities.
  • The study programme is compliant with the European PharmaTrain initiative and thus allows international transfer of credits.
  • The thought modules are almost all taught over one week, from Monday to Friday, 9.00 to 5.00, which facilitates part time MSc study by students who are employed in the industry and looking to further their careers.
  • The course modules are supported by a programme of class tutorials which provide the non-technical skills that promote productivity, efficiency and effective communication in the workplace and for postgraduate academic study.
  • The three pharmaceutical medicine MSc courses share five common core modules thus facilitating the possible transfer between Clinical Pharmacology, Drug Development Science, and Medical Affairs.
  • Lecture and workshops are delivered by a mixture of academics and expert practitioners from the pharmaceutical industry. authorities.

Entry requirements

A medical degree (MBBS or equivalent) or a 2:1 first degree in pharmacy, pharmacology, biology, biochemistry, chemistry or related subject, or overseas equivalent. Applicants without a degree but with relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis. Employment within a relevant industrial environment would be advantageous but is not essential. We will require two satisfactory references. If you have completed your degree in the last three years, one of your references should be an academic reference. Overseas applicants should bear in mind that, as this is a part-time programme, they will not be eligible for a Tier 4 student visa.

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Drug Development Science MSc at King's College London, University of London - UCAS