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Drug Discovery and Pharmaceutical Sciences with Industrial Training MSc

University of Nottingham

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    21-SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Learn how to develop treatments for some of the world’s most challenging diseases of our time. You will develop key aspects of the drug discovery journey, from initial concept through to clinical treatment.

Spend your second year training with our pharmaceutical industrial partners such as Sygnature Discovery Ltd based in Nottingham or national partner GlaxoSmithKline. This provides a unique opportunity to gain work-place experiences such as transferable leadership skills.

Your research portfolio forms part of your compulsory second year training. It's designed around the Registered Scientist (RSci). This gives you the opportunity to independently submit your portfolio towards the application. A dedicated supervisor will support you during your research project. You will work alongside our researchers who are transforming lives and improving societies.

You will establish practical and professional skills from both the School of Pharmacy and the School of Life Sciences. You'll have:

  • exposure to a variety of teaching experiences in drug development
  • staff working in or collaborating with the pharmaceutical industry
  • access to both schools seminar programs including reputed scientific speakers
  • use of a variety of laboratories across both Schools and the University of Nottingham Biodiscovery Institute

Industrial placement year

  • Developed with the pharmaceutical industry to ensure relevance and to increase the future employability of graduates
  • Fees are reduced to half of those of the first year
  • Build your network for your future career
  • Training future leaders in the pharmaceutical sector

The placement year with one of our industrial partners is arranged and guaranteed upon completion of a successful application and interview process.

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University information

University of Nottingham

  • University League Table

    26th

  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

The university offers a range of scholarships specifically for international applicants studying at any level.
A large number of courses at the university include a placement or work experience element, ensuring that students receive first-hand professional experience.
In September every year, the university runs a free welcome programme for new international students from outside the EU joining the University of Nottingham.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    8th out of 46 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    146 66%

    13th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95 95%

    6th

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    20th

    4

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