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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
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Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Pharmacology

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Develop your understanding of the interactions of drugs with macromolecules and modern molecular techniques, and how they are used in pharmacology and drug discovery / development.

This Pharmacology postgraduate degree is particularly relevant if you:

  • are a recently qualified undergraduate and are looking for the professional skills needed to obtain a job in a bioscience 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 the chance for extended research work in the lab of an experienced research academic
  • want to use cutting-edge facilities to develop your own learning and research.

How you’re taught

Taught modules are assessed by a variety of different types of course work including:

  • written assignments
  • oral presentations
  • poster presentations
  • examinations
  • a research project - it will involve the design, implementation and reporting of a major research task as a thesis and presentation orally and / or as a poster.

This 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 at your disposal.

Careers and employability

The vast majority of students from this course progress onto relevant employment within their chosen field or study for a PhD. This is because they are able to develop extensive knowledge of their subject area as well as vital research skills. This knowledge is further enhanced by the research project which students can develop in their area of interest in depth.

Modules

In this module, you'll see how genes can influence our physiology, and hence our pharmacological response to drugs used to treat pathological conditions. You'll develop the concept of tailoring therapeutic drugs as the future of drug design, enabling physicians to prescribe personalised medical treatments based on an individual's genome.

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 2.1) or higher qualification in a Biological or Computing subject, plus laboratory experience gained through employment or an undergraduate research project. Appropriate 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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