Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

Pharmacology

Students on this course develop an understanding of the interactions of drugs with macromolecules and modern molecular techniques, and how they are used in pharmacology and drug discovery / development. The course also explores a number of hot topics in molecular and cellular neuroscience, selected from current scientific literature.

Entry requirements

MSc

A UK Honours degree (minimum 2.2) or higher qualification in a Biological or equivalent subject, plus laboratory experience gained through employment or an undergraduate research project. Appropriate experience or other relevant qualifications will also be considered. Applicants whose 1st language is not English should have an IELTS score of 6.5.

MRes

A UK Honours degree (minimum 2.1) or higher qualification in a Biological or equivalent subject, plus laboratory experience gained through employment or an undergraduate research project. Appropriate experience or other relevant qualifications will also be considered. Applicants whose 1st language is not English should have an IELTS score of 6.5.

Course modules

MSc

Cell biology and physiology, neurophysiology, biology of disease, research methods and bioethics, pharmacology, techniques in macromolecular analysis, research project.

MRes

Research methods and bioethics (20 credit points); research project (120 credit points); pharmacology (20 credit points); neurophysiology (20 credit points).

MSc (Res)

Research methods and bioethics, scientific analysis, review and presentation, research projects, cell biology and physiology, biology of disease, neurophysiology, pharmacology.

Assessment methods

MSc

Formal examinations, oral and poster presentations, research project, written assignment.

MRes

Self-guided formal assessments, tests, formal examinations, oral and poster presentations.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
MRes Full-time January 2017 - 1 years
MRes Part-time January 2017 - 2 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
MSc (Res) Sandwich including industrial placement September 2016 - 2 years
MSc (Res) Full-time January 2017 - 1 years
MSc (Res) Sandwich including industrial placement January 2017 - 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time January 2017 - 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2016 - 2 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 - 1 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 - 2 years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement January 2017 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Clifton Campus Nottingham NG11 8NS East Midlands

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