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Drug Discovery and Development

Victoria University of Wellington

12 months
Duration
42801 USD/year
10592 USD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
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Start date

About

Help improve human or animal health through creating new or more effective drugs and medicines. Learn the research processes used to identify drug targets and develop new therapeutics. The Drug Discovery and Development programme is offered at the Victoria University of Wellington .

Overview

Key facts

Your studies will combine the biological sciences with chemistry, giving you the skills to target, design, synthesise, create and assess new drugs. You'll also learn about protecting intellectual property, assessing the financial viability of drugs and the pre-clinical and clinical trial processes. Tailor your studies to your strengths, interests and career goals. You'll learn a mix of academic and practical skills that are closely aligned to the needs of industry.

Victoria University of Wellington's Master of Drug Discovery and Development is best suited to very able students with backgrounds in chemistry or relevant life-science subjects such as biochemistry, biomedical science, pharmacy or pharmacology. It is an intensive one-year taught programme, unique in New Zealand.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery
  • Either Drug Design
  • Organic Chemistry and Bio-organic Chemistry
  • Research Preparation 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  •  Bachelor's degree in relevant subject.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    42801 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42801 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    10592 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10592 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • Estimated international fees : NZ$59,171 for the full programme
  • Estimated domestic fees :  NZ$14,643 for the full programme

Living costs for Wellington

1000 - 2300 NZD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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