Masters | Postgraduate Course - Neuropharmacology MRes Course Details within Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University
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Course Fees
UK/EU: Full-time £8,000 Part-time £4,000 (for Year One*) International: Full-time £14,500
Start Month(s)
September and January
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Neuropharmacology MRes

Study Details

MRes 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

With our Neuropharmacology Masters course, you will also study a number of hot topics in molecular and cellular neuroscience, selected from current scientific literature.

Explore concepts and current research in cognitive neuroscience, including perception, brain structure and organisation, cognition, memory and the functional basis of certain human neurological and psychiatric illnesses.

This course is particularly relevant if you:

  • are a recently qualified undergraduate and are looking for the professional skills needed to obtain a job in a bioscience company
  • are working in an organisation and want a masters-level qualification to give you a competitive edge
  • require the skills and experience needed to study for a research degree
  • are an international student who would like to study abroad
  • would like the chance for extended research work in the lab of an experienced research academic

Module details

  • Research Methods and Bioethics (20 credit points) 
  • Research Project (120 credit points)
  • Cognitive Neuroscience (20 credit points) 
  • Neurophysiology (20 credit points) 

Entry Requirements

What are we looking for?

  • A UK honours degree (minimum 2.1) or higher qualification in a biological subject, plus laboratory experience gained through employment or an undergraduate research project.
  • Appropriate experience or other relevant qualifications will also be considered.

Programme Funding

You might be able to get a scholarship to help fund your studies. We award scholarships to those students who can demonstrate excellent achievement, passion and dedication to their studies.

Student Destinations

The vast majority of students from this course progress onto relevant employment within their chosen field or study for a PhD. This is because they are able to develop extensive knowledge of their subject area as well as vital research skills. This knowledge is further enhanced by the research project which students can develop in their area of interest in depth.

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