Clinical Drug Development (MSc)

Queen Mary, University of London the United Kingdom

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The award
MSc

How long you will study
1 Years

Domestic course fees
GBP 8900 per year

How you will study
distance

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 17950 per year

All study options

About Clinical Drug Development at Queen Mary, University of London

Course descriptionThese are two postgraduate courses with a shared common core, which cover the key areas of expertise needed for a successful clinical research programme. The modular nature of the courses is designed to fit in with the needs of those students who are in full-time employment. The taught element of the modules will be delivered in three-day blocks every six weeks. The courses provide you with skills in the organisation and delivery of clinical research methods applicable to drug development and healthcare research. The course has been designed to meet the needs of graduates, nurses and medical doctors working in contract research organisations, the pharmaceutical industry or the Health Service. The MSc and Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Drug Development provides you with skills in the organisation and delivery of clinical research methods applicable to drug development.Course contentModule topics include:Drug discovery and pre-clinical research and development Toxicology Clinical study design Practical aspects of clinical research and early drug development Ethics and regulation in clinical research Data management, the interpretation of statistics and pharmacokinetics Special topics in clinical trial design Health and pharmaco-economics A research project or dissertation.AssessmentThe requirement varies from module to module, depending on the content, from 100 per cent continuous assessment to submission of either essay-style answers or a series of shorter answers or a mixture of both. These are marked and returned according to a timetable specified in the course handbook.Entry requirementsYou should have a degree or equivalent in an appropriate subject from an approved educational establishment, or professional qualifications, or experience sufficient to satisfy the course director of your fitness to pursue the course of study. Students whose first language is not English must have a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 or TOEFL 590 (PBT) or 243 (CBT).

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMScHow you will studyDistanceHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 8900 per yearInternational course feesGBP 17950 per year
  • The awardPG DipHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study9 months
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 6050 per yearInternational course feesGBP 12000 per year
  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 8900 per yearInternational course feesGBP 17950 per year

Notes about fees for this course

There are a number of sources of funding available for Masters students.

These include a significant package of competitive Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) bursaries and scholarships in a range of subject areas, as well as external sources of funding.

Entry requirements

Students from outside of the UK help form a global community here at Queen Mary. For detailed country specific entry requirements please visit the International section of our website. If your first language is not English, you must provide evidence of your English language proficiency.

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