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Drug Discovery and Pharmaceutical Sciences MSc

This innovative MSc is accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry

It is designed to equip students with an in-depth knowledge of all aspects of drug discovery and develop graduates who have both exceptional scientific understanding and relevant transferable skills.

The course includes a 12-week research project based in our laboratories, enabling the practical application of the theory taught within the programme.


Nottingham has world-leading expertise in the areas of drug discovery and pharmaceutical science, and students on this course will have the chance to learn directly from staff at the forefront of the field in the Schools of Pharmacy and Life Sciences.

The course is technology-rich, using online learning to supplement face-to-face teaching and innovative assessment methods.  For further details or to make an application, please visit the online postgraduate prospectus.

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Meet the academic staff who teach on the MSc

Barrie Kellam


Mike Stocks


Shailesh Mistry

Steve Alexander



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School of Pharmacy

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Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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