Taught course

Neuropharmacology

Institution
National University of Ireland Galway · Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

The MSc programme is open to students who have obtained at least a Second Class Honours degree in a suitable subject, or a pass degree and three years' relevant work experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

In the first semester, lectures cover the fundamentals of pharmacology and neuroscience. In the second semester, selected areas of neuropharmacology are studied in depth, including receptor and behavioural pharmacology, drugs of abuse, drugs used to treat pain, and the development of drugs to treat the main CNS diseases (anxiety, schizophrenia, depression, epilepsy, Alzheimer's Disease, Parkinson's Disease, and stroke). A research project begins in May.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr John Kelly
Email
john.kelly@nuigalway.ie
Phone
+353 91 493268