UCL School of Pharmacy


Course Information - MSc Drug Discovery and Development

For graduates in science-based subjects who wish to prepare for PhD-level research or pursue a career in the pharmaceutical industry or a government regulatory body.

This one-year degree programme provides a broad overview of the drug discovery and development process with hands-on experience of molecular modelling and computer-based drug design, and analytical and synthetic techniques.

The programme exposes students to modern platforms for drug discovery and methods of drug synthesis and includes lectures and seminars from industry-based scientists and visits to industrial and biotechnological research laboratories.  It covers marketing, licensing and the regulatory affairs that form an integral part of the development process.

You can download the course booklet here:


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