Taught course

Neuropharmacology

Institution
Nottingham Trent University · School of Science and Technology
Qualifications
MScMSc(Res)MRes

Entry requirements

A UK honours degree: MSc/MSc(Res) - minimum 2.2; MRes - minimum 2.1, or equivalent in a biological subject. Applicants with relevant experience or qualifications will also be considered.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

These courses are ideal for recent graduates looking for the professional skills needed to obtain a job in a neuropharmacology research related area or a career in academic research into neuropharmacology. It is also for anyone working for a neuroscience company in a or pharmacology research-related area wanting a master's-level qualification to give you a competitive edge.

You will be working with experts in individual disciplines and will have the opportunity to study a variety of aspects of your discipline of choice.

MSc Neuropharmacology will give you the opportunity to develop the practical and theoretical skills needed to enter a career in neuropharmacology, either in an academic institution, a research institute or in the industrial sector. It will also enable you to develop an ability to plan a research project, apply effective data analysis skills to your results, and to communicate your findings in an articulate and professional manner.

MSc by Research Neuropharmacology is aimed at students wishing to be fully prepared for research work on graduation, but who have limited practical laboratory experience. Through studying 60 credit points (CP) of taught modules directly related to acquisition of research skills and a 60 CP research project you will emerge as a well-trained researcher with good prospects for further study to PhD or to direct work in industry.

Students studying on the MSc and MSc (Res) have the opportunity to take a work placement, enhancing your CV and employability even further.

An MRes Neuropharmacology is an independent research based course, supervised by one of our experienced academics. The course will help you gain extensive knowledge in a particular subject area as well as develop vital research skills.

Information for international students

Please visit www.ntu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

Find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities at www.ntu.ac.uk/satpgfees.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12/24 months
part time
24 months

MSc(Res)

part time
24 months
full time
12/24 months

MRes

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
sci.enquiries@ntu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)115 848 8351