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Drug Discovery and Development
Drug Discovery and Development MSc
Drug Discovery and Development MSc

Drug Discovery and Development MSc

  • ID:US440103
  • Level:Master's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£13,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£13,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
Estimated Total/program:
£25,000.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

- Our typical offer is:

  • 6.0 or above from Bachelor's degree (4 Years)
  • 6.0 or above from Master's degree

in a subject related area.

- We also require three passes at GCSE grade C or above, which must include Mathematics and English Language, or an equivalent qualification, for example; a minimum of Level 2 Key Skills in Communication and Application of Number. If you have studied for a new GCSE for which you will be awarded a numerical grade then you will need to achieve a grade 4 or above.

English requirements

If English is not your first language we will require an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with an overall score of 6.0 and at least 5.5 or higher in each component: reading, writing, listening and speaking. An alternative approved Secure English Language Test (SELT) can also be considered if the applicant's element scores are equivalent to those required for IELTS.

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Course Information

The course covers advanced pharmaceutics, pharmaceutical analysis, drug design, pharmacology, proteomics and pharmacogenomics. You will also cover regulatory processes for medicines, in line with ICH guidelines. It is a direct response to employers’ search for postgraduates who have a mix of theoretical and practical skills and who will push boundaries in drug development.

The course mixes taught elements with self-directed research. The topic of the project or dissertation is negotiated to fit both your personal interests and the expertise of Sunderland's supportive tutors.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Previous Sunderland graduates have been employed in companies such as GSK, Eisai, Reckitt Benckiser, Merck, Sharp & Dohme and Norbrook Laboratories. 98% of our Pharmacy graduates are employed in a professional or managerial role six months after graduating, according to DLHE 2015/16 (based on UK students).

Graduates from this course can pursue a variety of careers in the following areas: Drug Design, Pharmaceutical Analysis and Research, Pre-clinical Research in Experimental and Biological Studies, Formulation and Product Development, Pharmacogenomics and Proteomics, Clinical Research, Product Registration, Licensing and Regulatory Affairs.

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