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Pharmaceutical Sciences (with a Year in Industry) MSci

University of Nottingham

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  • Qualification

    Master of Science - MSci

  • Location

    University Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The University of Nottingham is ranked top 5 in the world for pharmacy (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021).This four-year course with integrated masters gives you the opportunity to work on a year-long industrial placement. An industrial year can massively improve your employability. It will give you valuable experience and skills that employers look for. Your final year will be spent on an industrial placement. This could be in the pharmaceutical, biotech, or health and consumer industries. You will also complete a year-long research project with the support of the university and the company you work with.You will develop an expert understanding of pharmaceutical sciences including the discovery and design of medicines.This course brings together the sciences of biology, pharmaceutics, chemistry, and biochemistry. Topics you will study include:- using organic chemistry in drug design and discovery- using physical chemistry to understand the properties of drugs and medicines- designing and formulating medicines- understanding disease and drug action through biology and pharmacologyYou will be taught by experts in their field who use their own research to support their teaching. You'll also learn about regulations, patenting, and business skills in a national and global context. We provide as much practical learning as possible. We even have our own demo pharmacy to develop your real-world skills.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 25,000per year

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

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A level : AAB

Including Chemistry and at least one further science A level from Biology, Maths or Physics; the third subject can be chosen from a wide range of subjects, but General Studies and Critical Thinking are not accepted.A pass in the practical element is required for this qualification if assessed separately.


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University information

University of Nottingham

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  • 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%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95.0 95%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%



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