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Full time | Clifton Campus | 1 year | 17-JAN-22

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

17-JAN-22

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Pharmacology

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Develop your theoretical and practical skills needed for a career in pharmacology by familiarising yourself with the latest advances in commercial pharmacological science.

You will work alongside our highly regarded lecturers who are also active researchers, and have the opportunity to hear from invited guest lecturers. There is also an opportunity to take a year-long work placement.

This course is ideal if you:

are a recently qualified undergraduate and are looking for the professional skills needed to obtain a job in a pharmaceutical company
are working in an organisation and want a masters-level qualification to give you a competitive edge
require the skills and experience needed to study for a research degree
are an international student who would like to study abroad
would like a course delivered by experienced research academics, with the possibility of completing a research project in industry
want to use cutting-edge facilities to develop your own learning and research.

Develop your theoretical and practical skills needed for a career in pharmacology by familiarising yourself with the latest advances in commercial pharmacological science.

You will work alongside our highly regarded lecturers who are also active researchers, and have the opportunity to hear from invited guest lecturers. There is also an opportunity to take a year-long work placement.

This course is ideal if you:

  • are a recently qualified undergraduate and are looking for the professional skills needed to obtain a job in a pharmaceutical company
  • are working in an organisation and want a masters-level qualification to give you a competitive edge
  • require the skills and experience needed to study for a research degree
  • are an international student who would like to study abroad
  • would like a course delivered by experienced research academics, with the possibility of completing a research project in industry
  • want to use cutting-edge facilities to develop your own learning and research.

How you’re taught

This Pharmacology postgraduate degree will be delivered through lectures, laboratory classes, demonstrations, computer packages, and project work. We have state-of-the-art lecture, computing, library and laboratory facilities.

Assessment

All six core modules are assessed by a variety of different types of course work including written assignments, oral presentations and poster presentations, and examinations. The research project will involve the design, implementation and reporting of a major research task.

Careers and employability

This course provides the professional skills, experience and knowledge necessary to pursue a wide range of careers within the field of pharmacology. It encourages students to be aware of the link between molecular cell biology and pharmacological approaches in drug development and the treatment of disease.

Graduates are also well-versed in the ethical issues surrounding drug development and usage and their impact on business making them a valuable addition to any company.

The Sandwich-route course offers you the opportunity to take a one-year placement or several smaller placements. If you start this course in September / October then you will complete your placement following your taught modules and research project. If you start in January you will complete one term of taught modules and your project then go on placement before returning to NTU for your final term of modules.

Modules

This module encourages you to think beyond your own subject, and interact accordingly. You'll gain a solid foundation in literature review, research design and planning, data analysis and a poster presentation by focusing your studies on a related ethical issue. Ethical issues in research will also be explored, as you discover when and how to obtain ethical clearance in accordance with ethical governance at NTU.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£8,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£15,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should have a UK honours degree (minimum 2.2) or equivalent in a relevant discipline such as Biochemistry, Biology, Pharmacology or Pharmacy. Students with relevant employment experience or other relevant qualifications will also be considered.

University information

Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is one of the biggest and most popular universities in the UK offering a number of benefits for postgraduate students. The University offers a variety of taught postgraduate courses and a wide range of research degree options across their eight academic schools. There are many types of postgraduate study on offer including taught postgraduate courses, professional courses and research degrees. Whether you...more

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