Cancer Drug Discovery - MSc


University of Bradford    Faculty of Life Sciences

Full time January MSc 1 year full time 31 January 2023

About the course

Exciting new opportunities for chemical intervention in disease have emerged based on a greater understanding of the molecular aspects of disease progression. Drug discovery combines the expertise of medicinal chemists required in translating the understanding of the molecular aspects of disease progression to the identification of suitable chemical entities, and the process of optimisation that ultimately leads to the discovery of new medicines.

This exciting course run by the Institute of Cancer Therapeutics is designed to provide students with a 'state-of-the-art' education in modern drug discovery, which meets the demand of employers in the pharmaceutical industry.

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Entry Requirements

To be admitted to the programme, applicants must have an undergraduate Honours qualification (minimum 2: 2) or equivalent in a scientific discipline, usually within chemistry, biology, pharmacy, biomedicine, or related fields. Candidates who do not meet these entry criteria but who can show relevant experience may also be considered.

For North American students a GPA of normally 2.0 and above (on a scale of 4.0), or an equivalent, is required.


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Scholarships

The University is pleased to be offering a specific suite of scholarships to nationals from Sub-Saharan Africa starting this academic year.

This award is for self-funding, international fee paying students who are nationals of either Nigeria, Kenya Botswana, Uganda or South Africa. This scholarship is available for all students who meet eligibility criteria.

Students on discounted partnership programmes are not entitled to this scholarship.

Only new students will be awarded the scholarship

Applicable courses
All full-time courses based at the University of Bradford (excluding MBA, distance learning and external).

Eligible countries
Botswana
Kenya
Nigeria
South Africa
Uganda

Payment amount & frequency
All students from Nigeria, Kenya and Botswana will be awarded a £5000 scholarship as a fee reduction. All students from Uganda and South Africa will be awarded a £4000 scholarship as a fee reduction. The scholarship will be paid in subsequent years if progressing with an average of 60% or above.

How to apply
These scholarships are automatically processed and no separate application is required.

These scholarships are not paid in addition to the international academic scholarship.

Please note that students can only receive one scholarship or discount so students who are eligible for more than 1 award will be given the award of the highest value.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£4000-£5000

Eligibility

The University is pleased to be offering a specific suite of scholarships to nationals from Sub-Saharan Africa starting this academic year.

This award is for self-funding, international fee paying students who are nationals of either Nigeria, Kenya Botswana, Uganda or South Africa. This scholarship is available for all students who meet eligibility criteria.

Students on discounted partnership programmes are not entitled to this scholarship.

Application Procedure

How to apply
These scholarships are automatically processed and no separate application is required.

These scholarships are not paid in addition to the international academic scholarship.

Please note that students can only receive one scholarship or discount so students who are eligible for more than 1 award will be given the award of the highest value.


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