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 diverse range of materials, pharmaceutical and medicinal research and includes a substantial research project. It will enable you to develop and further your knowledge of pharmaceutical and medicinal sciences.

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 Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time £ 5,800 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MRes Full-time £ 12,900 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MRes Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

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

Key information

School of Science and Technology Admissions
Telephone number: 
0115 848 8351