Our Pharmacology MSc or MRes degrees will give you a deep understanding of pharmacology, and allow you to put this into practice through laboratory practicals and projects in our world-class facilities. We will train you in the design and execution of practical approaches to the mechanisms by which drugs act. This course will provide you with a strong platform from which to pursue careers in the pharmaceutical or research- related industries, or for further in- depth research in the field with a PhD.
- We are ranked 9th in the world for Pharmacy & Pharmacology (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018).
- A central London location equipped with first- class laboratory, IT, library and study facilities.
- An opportunity to plan and design as well as to pursue your own original research.
- Preparation for a career in drug research and related industries.
Who should take this course
A medical degree (such as an MBBS) or a 2:1 first degree in a biomedical science, pharmacy, medicine or related subject or, in chemistry if the course includes sufficient biological support.
Courses are divided into modules. You will normally take:
- MSc - modules totalling 180 credits
- MRes - modules totalling 240 credits.
You are required to take:
- Systems and Cellular Pharmacology (30 credits)
- Pharmacology of Biological Systems: Practical Skills (15 credits)
- Contemporary Developments in Pharmacology (15 credits)
- Project Design in Pharmacology (30 credits)
- Literature Research in Pharmacology (30 credits)
- Experimental Research Project (60 credits)
- Experimental Research Project (120 credits)
King's College London reviews the modules offered on a regular basis to provide up-to-date, innovative and relevant programmes of study.
- Full time overseas fees:
About Course Provider
King's College London is one of the top 10 UK universities in the world (QS World University Rankings, 2018/19) and among the oldest in England.
King's vision is to make the world a better place, building on our history of pioneering research that has advanced and shaped modern life, such as: the discovery of the structure of DNA; research to better understand autism and develop life-changing therapies; informing air pollution awareness and policy; research that led to the development of radio, radar, television and mobile phones; and making maths available to the underprivileged. These are all ways that we are having a transformational impact on society.
Our intellectually rigorous teaching environment is coupled with a commitment to providing a rich and supportive student experience. We have more than 31,000 students (of whom nearly 12,800 are postgraduates, with 1,000 students enrolled in online masters courses) from 150 countries worldwide, meaning that students are part of a truly international community. Our 8,500 members of staff collaborate with students to help them get the most out of their degree. Many of our academics are also researchers working within and influencing their industries, meaning that students learn the latest thinking and understand its practical and contemporary relevance.
King's College London and Guy's and St Thomas', King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts are part of King's Health Partners. King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC) is a pioneering global collaboration between one of the world's leading research-led universities and three of London's most successful NHS Foundation Trusts, including leading teaching hospitals and comprehensive mental health services.
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