Taught course


Nottingham Trent University · School of Science and Technology

Entry requirements

A UK honours degree (MSc - 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.

Students studying on the MSc 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

International students need IELTS 6.5 (with minimum of 5.5 in reading, listening, speaking and writing).

Qualification and course duration


full time
12/24 months
part time
24 months


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

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