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Master of Science in Drug Discovery and Development

Master of Science in Drug Discovery and Development

  • QS World University Rankings
    651-700
The MS in Drug Discovery and Development program provides in-depth exposure to the multiple elements involved in drug discovery and development. This program has been designed to prepare students for a smooth transition into an enduring and productive research career within the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry. It covers all aspects of drug discovery and development ranging from the discovery and characterization of drug targets through to regulatory approval and commercialization. Students will also be exposed to business aspects as well as to other areas of biotechnology and to the basic sciences of pharmacology and physiology. The MS in Drug Discovery and Development is available to individuals who have already obtained a BS or BA degree in some field of the biomedical or health sciences who may wish to pursue an industry-focused master's-level degree. This may include individuals who wish to pursue a career in the pharmaceutical or biotechnical industries. This program is also intended for individuals from other disciplines who wish to have a broader base of information about drug discovery and development, those who may wish to transition into the industry, or those who are already active in the industry and seek to increase their knowledge. The curriculum has been designed with the recognition that the complex pharmaceutical and biotechnical industries require a diversity of personnel experience.