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Drug Design and Discovery MSc, PgDip, PgCert    Back

University of Salford Course Type: Master taught Start Date: January, September
Location: Salford, United Kingdom Duration: see details Fees/total cost: EUR 2,922.80 (GBP 2,166.00) - EUR 17,949.72 (GBP 13,302.00)

Description

3 good reasons to study Drug Design and Discovery at Salford

  • Train for a career in the newly emerging industries of the post-genomic era
  • Work at the interface between biology and chemistry
  • Excellent career prospects

Course Summary

Analytical bioscience - the investigation of biomolecules as exploitable biomarkers - is a growing field, driven by improving analytical methods with increasing sensitivity. Following completion of the Human Genome Project, the pharmaceutical industry is preparing for a revolution in cancer and inherited disorder therapies.

This course is training a new generation of bioscientists to meet challenges at the interface between biology and chemistry, and to apply pharmaceutical and analytical knowledge directly to improve quality of life.

Please note: this course was previously called Analytical Bioscience and Drug Design.

Course Details

This course is designed to enable you to gain a systematic knowledge, critical awareness of current problems and new insights regarding the analysis of biomolecules. There is particular reference to drug design and discovery, along with a comprehensive and critical understanding of applied techniques and their current application in research in the field of biomolecule analysis and drug design.

Full or Part-time

The course has both full-time and part-time routes which, for the MSc, comprises three 14-week semesters or five 14-week semesters, which you can take within one or three years respectively:

For the full-time study option:

  • Semester 1 - September to February
  • Semester 2 - February to June
  • Semester 3 - June to September.

Semester 1

  • Research Methods 1
  • Drug Pharmacology
  • Drug, Antimicrobial Discovery and Drug Development
  • Novel Therapeutics

Semester 2

  • Analytical Methods
  • Natural Products
  • Identification of Drugs
  • Bioscience Enterprise

Semester 3

  • Research Project

Full time - PgDip

Start date:
January, September
Duration:
1 Year
Teaching method:
Face-To-Face
Language:
English
Venue:
Salford, United Kingdom
Funding possible:
Yes
EU-Fees:
EUR 5,845.60 (GBP 4,332.00)
Tuition fees

Full time - PgCert

Start date:
January, September
Duration:
1 Year
Teaching method:
Face-To-Face
Language:
English
Venue:
Salford, United Kingdom
Funding possible:
Yes
EU-Fees:
EUR 2,922.80 (GBP 2,166.00)
Tuition fees

Masters - Full time

Start date:
January, September
Duration:
1 Year
Teaching method:
Face-To-Face
Language:
English
Venue:
Salford, United Kingdom
Funding possible:
Yes
EU-Fees:
EUR 8,771.10 (GBP 6,500.00)
Non-EU-Fees:
EUR 17,947.02 (GBP 13,300.00)
Tuition fees

Masters - Part time

Start date:
January, September
Duration:
3 Years
Teaching method:
Face-To-Face
Language:
English
Venue:
Salford, United Kingdom
Funding possible:
Yes
EU-Fees:
EUR 8,768.40 (GBP 6,498.00)
Non-EU-Fees:
EUR 17,949.72 (GBP 13,302.00)
Additional Information:
£1,083 per 30 credits; International: £2,217 per 30 credits.
Tuition fees

Course Provider Details

Course contact information

Dr. John Hadfield
School of Environment & Life Sciences
j.a.hadfield@salford.ac.uk
University accredited:
Credits:
PgCert: 60 CATS
PgDip: 120 CATS
Masters: 90 ECTS
Masters: 180 CATS
Last update: 13/04/2016
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