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MScGenomic Approaches to Drug Discovery

Tuition fee £16,000.00 per year
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Our department is home to a world- renowned sensory neuroscience research group. Their projects provide the basis for teaching and research training on this MSc.

The course covers molecular, cell and developmental biology of auditory and visual systems. Advanced imaging and behavioural analysis focus on information processing: from sensory transduction to the central nervous system and behaviour.

You’ll also study animal models of sensory deficits and the development of therapeutic treatments for hearing loss and blindness.

Programme structure

Core modules

Literature Review
Laboratory Research Project
Critical Analysis of Current Science
Ethics, Law and Public Awareness of Science

Optional modules

Two practical modules:
Practical Approaches to Small Molecule and Functional Genomic Screening
3D Tissue Culture and Genome Editing

Two lecture modules:
Genomic Approaches to Drug Discovery
The Biotech and Pharmaceutical Industry


Practical classes
Small-group teaching classes where you’ll discuss, debate, and present on scientific and ethical topics
Laboratory placements within the department with one-to-one attention, training and support in carrying out your individual research project


Formal examinations
Coursework assignments
Poster presentations

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Application start
Aug 1, 2018
Dec 1, 2018 23:59
Europe/Tallinn time

This is a pre-deadline and we suggest to apply before this date

Primary deadline
Aug 1, 2018 23:59
Europe/Tallinn time

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States