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  • Study Type

    Full time & Part time available

  • Subject Areas


  • Start Date

    September, January

  • Course Duration

    1 year full-time, 1 year full-time w. one-year work placement, 2 years part-time

  • Course Type

    MSc, MRes

  • Course Fees

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  • Last Updated

    30 September 2019

The MRes Pharmacology course is divided into a taught element (60 credit points) and a laboratory-based research project (120 credit points). You will complete the extended research project in one of our highly rated research teams.

Develop an understanding of the interactions of drugs with macromolecules and modern molecular techniques, and how they are used in pharmacology and drug discovery / development. The course also explores a number of hot topics in molecular and cellular neuroscience, selected from current scientific literature.

The MSc Pharmacology course develops the theoretical and practical skills needed for a career in pharmacology by familiarising students with the latest advances in commercial pharmacological science. This course is ideal if you are looking for the professional skills needed to obtain a job, or competitive edge, in a pharmaceutical company

The course is delivered by experienced research academics and you have the possibility of completing a research project in industry. The MSc is divided into 60 credit point taught modules and the research project is worth 60 credit points.


  • Research methods and bioethics
  • Research project
  • Pharmacology
  • Neurophysiology
  • Cell biology and physiology
  • Biology of disease
  • Techniques in macromolecular analysis


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