Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Medicinal Plants and Functional Foods

This course focuses on the development cycle for medicinal plants and functional foods, from identifying the plants in the field, to isolating the bioactive components in the lab and developing new medicines and nutritional foods.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in a science-based subject; experience in a chemical/pharmaceutical laboratory or industry is desirable but not essential; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,500 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 16,265 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Secretary, School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development
Telephone number: 
0191 208 6900