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Drug Delivery and Nanomedicine MRes

Drug Delivery and Nanomedicine MRes

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Nanotechnology Pharmacology

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Our Drug Delivery and Nanomedicine MRes is a research-based course with a taught component. It provides a springboard into a career that involves a working knowledge of scientific research.

About this course

This course is about the effective design and development of modern medicines. Drug delivery and nanomedicine is a competitive and fast-growing research area. It is driving emerging healthcare concepts including advanced drug targeting, precision medicine and theranostics.

This course will provide you with key research training and skills for a career in this area to meet the market demand in the global pharmaceutical sector.

The MRes is designed for graduates of:

pharmacy
pharmaceutical sciences
related life sciences
physical sciences
engineering

It is also for intercalating and qualified MBBS or BDS students. You can study the course as a stand-alone qualification or as an entry route to a PhD or MD.

What you'll learn

The taught part of the course includes subject-specific content in the area of drug delivery and nanomedicine. This will examine current challenges in drug delivery and how advanced formulation designs and nanotechnology can provide opportunities to enhance future treatment. You have the flexibility to select complementary modules and develop a bespoke course. You will also have training in general research principles, as well as other professional and key skills.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,800

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£22,800

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in: pharmacy, biomedical science, pharmaceutical sciences, physical sciences, engineering or related discipline or an MBBS/BDS degree. This programme accepts both medical and dental students wishing to take a master's degree as an intercalation. You will need to have successfully completed your third or fourth year of study. Practical laboratory work experience is desirable, although not essential. The modules you can study may depend on your academic background.

University information

Newcastle University is a world-leading university, advancing knowledge, providing creative solutions and solving global problems. The university is a founding member of the prestigious Russell Group, one of 24 leading research-intensive UK universities. In recent years, Newcastle University has developed a presence in two similarly vibrant and globally-connected locations – Singapore and Malaysia. These provide both a global identity and...more

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