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Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Pharmacy

Course type

Research

Course Summary

The Drug Sciences MRes is for graduates wishing to pursue a career in research. The programme provides a flexible opportunity for high-level research-based training and acquiring a range of academic skills that will prepare students for PhD-level study or a career in biotech and pharmaceutical industries. This programme includes taught and research components and runs for 12 months. The research project begins immediately when students join their chosen laboratory. Project work continues throughout the whole year. The taught component is tailored to individual research programmes. Students select the appropriate modules for their chosen research discipline. There is also core training in research methods and transferable skills.

This MRes in Drug Sciences is conducted primarily as an in-depth and novel research project at the forefront of research in the area of medical and pharmaceutical sciences within the internationally recognised UCL School of Pharmacy. Thus students gain research experience and training in their chosen research laboratory and also importantly, they have the opportunity to interact with expert researchers in all aspects of the drug discovery and delivery process. This programme is intended for any student with the appropriate qualifications wishing to pursue research in the drug discovery, drug development and drug delivery process. This programme is designed for graduates who wish to become proficient research scientists equipped for a career in research, in the pharmaceutical industry, or with a government regulatory body.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

All students undertake a programme of full-time research equivalent to approximately 10 months' duration. This research will be written up as a dissertation at the end of the period of study.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£15,220

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£27,470

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have an upper second-class UK Bachelor's degree or higher in chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacy, the pharmaceutical or physical sciences or related fields, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard is required.