Drug Discovery and Pharma Management MSc

Start: September 2023, London, Bloomsbury

This MSc was introduced as a spin-off from the MSc Drug Discovery in response to the increasing opportunities which now exist for research scientists who can evaluate the business potential of their science as well as generate the science itself.
The changing landscape of the Pharma world has increased the need for scientists with business knowledge.

Entry requirements

A second-class UK Bachelor’s degree or higher in a related subject such as pharmacy, pharmaceutical science, pharmacology, physiology, physical science, biochemistry, biotechnology, chemistry, chemical engineering, genetics, material sciences, or a medical degree (MBBS), or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

English language requirements

The English language level for this programme is: Level 2

UCL Pre-Master’s and Pre-sessional English courses are for international students who are aiming to study for a postgraduate degree at UCL. The courses will develop your academic English and academic skills required to succeed at postgraduate level. International Preparation Courses

Further information can be found on our English language requirements page.

Who this course is for

This programme is designed for graduates in science-based subjects who wish to combine science with management and who are looking for a career in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, CRO or consulting industry.

What this course will give you

You will be exposed to modern platforms for drug discovery and methods of drug synthesis. The programme 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 will investigate published case studies, research data and methodologies in drug discovery and development. 

The Pharma Management component is taught by many leading external industry and regulatory specialists. Career opportunities after this degree are vast and there are organised career days and Alumni networking events to help students become more aware of possible careers.

General Information

Programme starts September 2023
All applicants: 17th  October 2022 – 30th June 2023

London, Bloomsbury

For more information and detailed program visit the website.

Published in GI-Mail 02/2023 (English edition).

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