What you'll study in Neuroscience and Translational Medicine MSc at Queen Mary University of London.
You will gain a thorough training in translational medicine, with a particular focus on unmet needs in diseases of the nervous system. You will critically discuss the challenges associated with developing better therapies in various diseases. At the end of your studies, you will have a detailed knowledge of the drug discovery and development process, and of clinical trial design and methodology. You will also gain insight into the regulatory environment.
We have a large number of specialists teaching on the course, and many are world leaders in their fields. These include academics from other institutions, clinicians, and specialists from the pharmaceutical industry.
Queen Mary University of London's Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry is comprised of two renowned and prestigious teaching hospitals: St Bartholomew’s and The Royal London. Both continue to make an outstanding contribution to modern medicine.
Alumni of this MSc programme have gone on to take up roles as clinical trial coordinators, or have taken on graduate roles in healthcare companies.
Some have become medical and science writers, begun marketing and communications roles or become research scientists in the academic or industry sector.
Some students have returned to their clinical work/study and others are pursuing a career as independent scientific investigators. Graduates have also enrolled in PhD studies or gone on to medical school.
The topics covered range from drug design and development to clinical application, providing training and essential skills for translational research. The clinical component is unique to this course and ties together the scientific, clinical and personal aspects of neurological disease. The formal teaching includes lectures, seminars, clinical workshops and a research project. Our lecturers are specialists in their field and are pre-clinical scientists and clinicians.