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University of Aberdeen: Drug Discovery and Development

Institution University of Aberdeen View institution profile
Department School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition View department profile
Web http://www.abdn.ac.uk/smmsn
Email pgadmissions@abdn.ac.uk
Telephone 01224 272090
Study type Taught

Summary

Develop your knowledge and understanding of how drugs and medicines are made and used safely with this MSc programme delivered by Scotland's leading pharmacology researchers and bio-entrepreneurs. The University of Aberdeen has developed an enviable reputation in pharmacology and drug metabolism since the discipline was founded over 50 years ago. The main areas covered in the MSc are: - drug metabolism and toxicology

  • small molecule drug discovery

  • biologic drug discovery

In addition to these topics you will also learn about research methods which are key to understanding modern drug discovery and development. Uniquely, this programme will also teach you about Bio-Business which describes the commercialisation of scientific ideas, demystifies the language of business and explains the business models used by the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

This MSc is suitable for graduates in biomedical science, pharmacy and medicine who want to improve their career prospects, widen their knowledge base and are interested in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

MSc

University of Aberdeen
School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition


The School of Medicine, Medical Sciences, and Nutrition provides a dynamic, world-class teaching, learning and research environment creating opportunities for greater knowledge and scientific discovery that will underpin maintaining good health and the treatment of disease.

Top UK Medical School
We are proud to be ranked 2nd in the UK for Medicine in the Guardian University League Table 2022, where we are also ranked as a Top 20 UK University. We are also ranked 3rd in the UK for Sports Science and 3rd in the UK …

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