Radiopharmacy Advanced, Short Course | King's College London | London, United Kingdom
4 days
540 GBP/full
540 GBP/full
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Radiopharmacy Advanced at King's College London four-day lecture and practical course covering advanced topics in radiopharmaceutical science.


Topics in this Radiopharmacy Advanced course at King's College London include radiopharmaceutical chemistry, biologicals (proteins, peptides, and cells), positron emission tomography (PET), molecular radiotherapy, and selected clinical topics.

What will I achieve?

A deeper understanding of radiopharmaceutical science, including design and development of radiopharmaceuticals, formulation, biologicals, molecular radiotherapy, and selected clinical topics.

With respect to positron emission tomography (PET), an appreciation of the challenges in production of PET radiopharmaceuticals, emerging radionuclides (Ga-68, Cu-62/64, Zr-89), and multi modal imaging.

Programme Structure

Topics include:

  • Advances in Tc-99m radiopharmaceutical chemistry
  • Stability of radiopharmaceuticals in vivo
  • Challenges in radiopharmacy
  • Formulation and stability of Tc-99m kits
  • Formulation of other radiopharmaceuticals
  • Clinical topics: gastric emptying; sentinel node
  • Antibodies and peptides as radiopharmaceuticals
  • Advanced cell isolation and labelling: beyond inflammation
  • Non imaging studies: GFR, red cell mass
  • Selection of radionuclides for therapy
  • Therapeutic nuclear medicine

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 4 days

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

The course is suitable for the following:

  • People who have previously taken the introductory Postgraduate Course in Radiopharmacy
  • Pharmacists in radiopharmacy
  • Chemists in radiopharmacy
  • Nuclear medicine technologists/radiographers who have direct involvement in radiopharmacy
  • Medical radiation technicians and pharmacy technicians who work in radiopharmacy
  • Radiopharmaceutical research personnel

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    540 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 540 GBP for the full programme during 4 days.
  • National

    540 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 540 GBP for the full programme during 4 days.

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.


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