The programme provides training in the design and execution of practical approaches to the investigation of the mechanisms by which drugs act, and includes taught components that provide a comprehensive pharmacology knowledge base.
The taught component of the programme includes a compulsory lecture-based module in systems and cellular pharmacology, which is complemented by a laboratory-based practical module and optional lecture modules in cardiovascular pharmacology, neuropharmacology and the pharmacology of inflammation. Project based elements include a literature research module, a research design module and a laboratory based practical research project.
Dr Reginald J Docherty
King's College London
Credit value (UK/ECTS equivalent)
UK 180/ECTS 90
One year FT, September to September.
Guy's, Waterloo and St Thomas' campuses; inflammation course either at University College London or Guy's Campus.
Students go on to PhD research degrees or work in the pharmaceutical or research-related industry.
Year of entry 2013