MSc Drug Discovery & Translational Biology


The following provides detailed information on our taught Master's Programme in Drug Discovery and Translational Biology.

Why study Drug Discovery and Translational Biology?

Our programme will lead you through the complete process of drug discovery and design, from the laboratory bench to bringing a new drug to the market.


Discover the career options that will be available to you.

Aims and outcomes

We aim to provide you with the critical and practical skills necessary for further research as well as transferable skills suited to the pharmaceutical industry.

How you will be taught

We employ a variety of teaching methods, from lectures to tutorials, workshops and computer practicals.

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