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Drug Discovery and Development

Drexel University

M.Sc. Online
24 months
Duration
1586 USD/credit
1586 USD/credit
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About

The Drug Discovery and Development program of Drexel University offers students the opportunity to understand, evaluate and engage with the entire process of drug discovery and development.

Overview

The unique Drug Discovery and Development program of Drexel University provides the rigorous scientific and technical training necessary to succeed in the complex and multidisciplinary field of drug discovery and introduces students to a broad array of career opportunities. This experience facilitates a smooth transition to an enduring and productive career with a biotechnology firm, pharmaceutical company, contract research organization, nonprofit foundation, government agency or an academic institution.

Who should apply?

Typical backgrounds of Drug Discovery & Development program students include:

  • Recent college graduates
  • Industrial and biotechnology employees
  • Graduate students
  • Postdoctoral fellows
  • College graduates interested in a career change

The Drug Discovery & Development curriculum provides a complete overview of the drug discovery process. Students gain comprehensive knowledge of pharmacology, physiology, pharmacoepidemiology, translational medicine, and pharmacogenomics. Working in project teams, students get practical experience implementing strategies. Both full-time and part-time programs are available. Students have the opportunity to customize their program with a broad range of elective courses.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The discovery process from target identification to IND submission
  • The development process from first in man to commercialization
  • Clinical research
  • Translational medicine, translational and preclinical models
  • New product development
  • Case studies across therapeutic and disease areas
  • Fundamentals of molecular medicine
  • Pharmaceutical management
  • Vaccines and vaccine development
  • Pharmacology and physiology
  • Intellectual property law

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

38 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts must be sent directly to Drexel from all the colleges/universities that you have attended. Transcripts must be submitted in a sealed envelope with the college/university seal over the flap. Please note that transcripts are required regardless of number of credits taken or if the credits were transferred to another school. An admission decision may be delayed if you do not send transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
  • Official test scores from graduate and professional admission exams such as the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT), Law School Admission Test (LSAT) or Medical College Admission Test (MCAT).
  • TOEFL scores are required for international applicants or applicants who earned a degree outside the U.S. (minimum scores: 100/600/250). Scores will be reviewed based on section scores and total scores. IELTS scores may be submitted in lieu of TOEFL scores.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1586 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1586 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1586 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1586 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

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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