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Drug Discovery MSc

UK

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What will I learn?

Course overview

Learn how to develop treatments for some of the world’s most challenging diseases of our time. You will develop key aspects of the drug discovery journey, from initial concept through to clinical treatment.

You will establish practical and professional skills from both the School of Pharmacy and the School of Life Sciences. You'll have:

  • exposure to a variety of teaching experiences
  • staff working in or collaborating with the pharmaceutical industry
  • access to both schools seminar programs including reputed scientific speakers
  • use of a variety of laboratories across both Schools and the University of Nottingham Biodiscovery Institute

A dedicated supervisor will support you during your research project. You will work alongside our researchers who are transforming lives and improving societies.

Graduate destinations

We have seen a number of alumni progress into a range of scientific careers, particularly in pharmaceutical industry, academia, other related industries (e.g. scientific writing) or have continued their studies by starting a PhD.

Which department am I in?

School of Pharmacy

Study options

Full Time (12 months)

Tuition fees
£28,000.00 (US$ 33,777) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

25 September 2023

Venue

University Park Campus

University of Nottingham,

NOTTINGHAM,

NG7 2RJ, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students offering a Bachelor's degree from an American university are welcome to apply for a Masters programme. For most programmes we look for a GPA of at least 3.0. Students need to have IELTS 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.

For international students

2:1 related to biology or chemistry including (but not restricted to) pharmacy, pharmacology, biochemistry, genetics, life sciences, natural sciences, biomedical sciences. IELTS - 7.0 (6.0 in each element); TOEFL (iBT) - 100 (with a minimum of 20 in speaking and 19 in all other elements).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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