Taught course

Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Science

Nottingham Trent University · School of Science and Technology

Entry requirements

UK honours degree (minimum 2.2) or equivalent in a chemistry-related subject, including forensic science, pharmacology and pharmacy. Applicants with relevant employment experience or other relevant qualifications will also be considered.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

On the MRes Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Science course you'll study the complexities of organic synthesis, synthesis of biologically important molecules, HPLC and NMR spectra. Other areas include synthetic strategies involved in drug synthesis, disease state and the role of chemotherapeutics and synthesis of drug-like molecules. You can expand your interests further by selecting a pharmaceutical led research project within one of our diverse and internationally recognised pharmaceutical and medicinal science research groups.

The School of Science and Technology has close links with pharmaceutical and clinical laboratories and the syllabus has been developed in consultation with the pharmaceutical industry.

Information for international students

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

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

+44 (0)115 848 2999