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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Clifton Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21, 17-JAN-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Designed to give you the theoretical and practical skills needed to enter a career in neuropharmacology either in an academic institution, a research institute or in the industrial/business sector.

This stimulating course will give you the opportunity to develop your practical skills through an extended laboratory-based research project. 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.

This course is ideal if you are:

  • a recent graduate and looking for the professional skills needed to obtain a job in a neuropharmacology research related area or a career in academic research into neuropharmacology.
  • working for a neuroscience company in a or pharmacology research-related area and want a masters-level qualification to give you a competitive edge.
  • interested in using cutting-edge facilities to develop your own learning and research.

How you’re taught

You will be assessed by a variety of methods including:

  • Research project
  • Written assignment
  • Case studies
  • Poster and oral presentations
  • Laboratory reports
  • Formal examinations
  • Skills portfolio

You will learn through:

  • Lectures
  • Guided reading supported by the University’s virtual learning portal
  • Seminars
  • Workshops
  • Written and oral presentations
  • Research reports
  • Attendance regular research seminar
  • Developing your skills portfolio

Careers and employability

There are a wide range of career opportunities within neuropharmacology. You will work with leading academics on your course, so you will have gained important academic and professional skills necessary to help you obtain employment in this field. At the end of the course, you will also have developed many transferable skills that will make you more attractive to potential employers in related areas of molecular bioscience and neuropharmacology.

The Research Project and/or Placement will give you the skills you need to follow a career in research and development.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Nottingham Trent University

  • University League Table

    45th

  • Campus address

    Nottingham Trent University, 50 Shakespeare Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 4FQ, England

With placements and work experience opportunities, as well as tailored employability support, NTU is focused on the future success of its students.
Students and staff from over 160 countries make NTU's community diverse and dynamic, offering a global experience for all students.
Prestigious, competitive scholarships are available, worth up to half the tuition fee.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    38th out of 100 13

    33rd out of 46 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    118 53%

    55th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    33rd

    29
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    36th

    9
  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    104 47%

    40th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    13th

    11

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