Taught course

Drug Delivery and Nanomedicine

Institution
Newcastle University · School of Medical Sciences Education Development
Qualifications
MRes

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in:

  • pharmacy, biomedical science, pharmaceutical sciences, physical sciences, engineering or related discipline; or
  • an MBBS/BDS degree

This programme accepts both medical and dental students wishing to take a master's degree as an intercalation. You will need to have successfully completed your third or fourth year of study.

Practical laboratory work experience is desirable, although not essential.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course is about the effective design and development of modern medicines. Drug delivery and nanomedicine is a competitive and fast-growing research area. It is driving emerging healthcare concepts including advanced drug targeting, precision medicine and theranostics.

This course will provide you with key research training and skills for a career in this area to meet the market demand in the global pharmaceutical sector.

The MRes is designed for graduates of:

  • pharmacy
  • pharmaceutical sciences
  • related life sciences
  • physical sciences
  • engineering.

It is also for intercalating and qualified MBBS or BDS students. You can study the course as a stand-alone qualification or as an entry route to a PhD or MD.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MRes
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Medical Sciences Graduate School
Email
mres-enquiries@ncl.ac.uk