M.Sc. On Campus

Personalised Medicine and Novel Therapies

12 months
32100 GBP/year
14700 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Personalised medicine is the next generation of medicine and healthcare. It aims to improve the management of a patient's health and to target therapies to achieve the best outcomes in the management of a patient's condition, their predisposition to disease and their prognosis. This Personalised Medicine and Novel Therapies programme is offered at University College London (UCL).


The content includes a focused set of core modules specialising in all aspects of personalised medicine, including genomics, computational biology, statistics and the regulatory aspects of novel therapies such as clinical trial design.

Optional modules allow you to explore the applications and scope of personalised medicine, including pharmacometrics. You are given opportunities to develop analytic skills during the programme before undertaking your independent research project.


This Personalised Medicine and Novel Therapies programme at University College London (UCL) aims to equip students for careers in research, education, medicine and business in academic, clinical and industrial settings. Examples of potential careers could include:

  • conducting clinical trials as part of a team of clinicians, scientists and allied health professionals
  • monitoring and analysing the results of clinical trials as part of a clinical trials unit
  • further research as a PhD candidate
  • developing new therapies or intellectual property in the pharmaceutical industry or other business venture
  • academic research and/or lecturing in a university or other higher education setting.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Genomics
  • Applied Statistics for Health Research
  • Computational Biology for Personalised Medicine
  • Novel Therapies: From Concept to Clinical Translation
  • Personalised Medicine
  • Clinical Applications of Cell and Gene Therapy
  • Molecular Aspects of Cell and Gene Therapy
  • Stem Cells and Tissue Repair

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
    • We recommend you apply as soon as possible. The programme may remain open if places are still available and will be closed as soon as it's full or by 30 June.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should be: holders of a life science degree (2:1 or equivalent) or a recognised medical or dental degree (at 2.1 standard where a grade is required); or qualified medical practitioners, with a qualification equivalent to a UK MBBS, or healthcare, pharmaceutical or biotech professional and scientists with equivalent experience (minimum of three years).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32100 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    14700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14700 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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