The Wolfson Institute for Biomedical Research
at the Cruciform Building

Drug Design | MSc, MRes| University College London

Entry requirements, fees, funding and term dates

Dr Edith Chan
+44 (0)20 7679 6710


Fee levels for the full, 1 year MSc programme for the 2014-15 academic year are

    Home/EU Students - £11,600

    Overseas - £22,100

Post graduate diploma full-time are
    Home/EU students - £8,000

    Overseas - £15,250


Two bursaries of £2500 each will be awarded to applicants based on their academic excellence. Apply to UK and EU students only.

For those students working to organize scholarship funding (particularly overseas applicants), early application for admission is strongly encouraged (preferably by May 1st for the following academic year).

Links to UCL information for prospective students on scholarships and funding.

Links to UCL and Santander Master's Scholarships.

The post genomics era has brought a basic change in traditional drug discovery. This programme reflects the rapid changes in this subject in the last few years.

How to apply

For the distance learning option, please select 'Flexible study:distance learning option'.

Entry requirements

A minimum of second-class Honours degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, or an appropriate professional qualification or work experience. Maximum number of students accepted onto the programme is 20 per annum.

If English is not your first language, please see the requirements here.

Timetable 2013-2014

First term 22 September 2014 - 12 December 2014
Second term 12 January 2015 - 27 March 2015
Third term 27 April 2015 - August 2015

UCL term dates 2014-2015


Key facts

Duration: 1 year full time or 2-5 years for flexible distance learning.
Distance Learning students click here for more information.

MRes Drug Design students click here

Start: Every September

Entry requirements: Minimum of second-class Honours degree.

Click here for more information on entry requirements and term dates.

Course Credit value: UK 180/ECTS 90

Job prospects include: Biotech, Pharma, National research laboratories, NHS agencies, Medicinal Chemist, Biologist, Structural Biologist, Cheminformatian, Bioinformatian, Molecular Modeler, Information Specialist, Patent/ IP/ Knowledge Analyst.



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