Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Science

This course is relevant for those with a chemistry or related discipline who wish to develop knowledge and specialise in drug development; it covers a range of materials, pharmaceutical and medicinal research and includes a substantial research project.

Entry requirements

UK Honours degree (minimum 2.2) or equivalent in chemistry related subject including forensic science, pharmacology and pharmacy; international students need IELTS 6.5 (with minimum of 5.5 in reading, listening, speaking and writing) or TOEFL iBT 83 (with minimum reading:18, listening:17, speaking: 20, writing: 17); other English language qualifications may be taken into consideration.

Course modules

Modules includes: organic synthesis and characterisation of biologically active compounds; chemotherapeutics; research methods and independent study; research project.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include written exam; oral presentation; assignment; poster presentation; thesis.


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

Campus details

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

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