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King's College London is recognised as one of the top 30 universities in the world*. Our graduates are sought after by some of the world's most prestigious employers. Our postgraduate programmes, facilites and continued investment in outstanding academic appointments mean that we will provide you with a unique and enriching experience.

Our programmes in Pharmaceutical Medicine are run by the Schools of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, which form part of King’s Health Schools. As the university partner in King’s Health Partners – recently accredited as one of only five Academic Health Sciences Centres in the UK – we have consolidated our position as a leading institute for biomedical and health research.

Approximately half of the teaching on our programmes is delivered by internal King’s staff and the balance by leading figures from the pharmaceutical industry and regulatory agencies.

More information about postgraduate study at King’s.

One student commented:

"Attending the course brought alive for me many areas of drug development both through lectures from experts in the field and as a result of completing course-work on specific topics.  There were common themes running through the course which were applied in different contexts; one of the most important included the need to maintain an environment in which the needs and well-being of patients are respected in a world where science and technology are evolving.  The course has helped me appreciate how the different aspects of drug development integrate, from structural design of a molecule through to product launch and beyond, providing me with a basis for more informed interaction with less familiar functional areas.  I enjoyed being introduced to new topics where information was introduced in a way which did not instantly overwhelm and was well explained, whilst the interactive workshops during teaching days provided a good opportunity to work with other students from a variety of backgrounds.  There was something new to learn even in areas that were more familiar, making this course suitable for students at different stages of their working lives."



 

*2012/2013 QS international world rankings

 

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