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Drug Delivery and Nanomedicine

12 months
Duration
26600 GBP/year
10650 GBP/year
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About

The Drug Delivery and Nanomedicine programme from Newcastle University is a research-based course with a taught component. It provides a springboard into a career that involves a working knowledge of scientific research.

Overview

This Drug Delivery and Nanomedicine programme from Newcastle University is about the effective design and development of modern medicines. Drug delivery and nanomedicine is a competitive and fast-growing research area. It is driving emerging healthcare concepts including advanced drug targeting, precision medicine and theranostics.

This course will provide you with key research training and skills for a career in this area to meet the market demand in the global pharmaceutical sector.

The MRes is designed for graduates of:

  • pharmacy
  • pharmaceutical sciences
  • related life sciences
  • physical sciences
  • engineering

It is also for intercalating and qualified MBBS or BDS students. You can study the course as a stand-alone qualification or as an entry route to a PhD or MD.

What you'll learn

The taught part of the course includes subject-specific content in the area of drug delivery and nanomedicine. This will examine current challenges in drug delivery and how advanced formulation designs and nanotechnology can provide opportunities to enhance future treatment. You have the flexibility to select complementary modules and develop a bespoke course. You will also have training in general research principles, as well as other professional and key skills.

Your research project is the major element of the course. The project involves 24 weeks of research in an area of drug delivery and nanomedicine, supervised by expert academic researchers in your field of interest.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Project
  • Research Skills and Principles for the Biosciences
  • Drug Delivery and Nanomedicine
  • Applied Animal Behaviour and Welfare
  • The Biological Study of Behaviour
  • Ageing and Health

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We suggest international students apply at least two months before the course starts. This is so that you have enough time to make the necessary arrangements.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in: pharmacy, biomedical science, pharmaceutical sciences, physical sciences, engineering or related discipline  or an MBBS/BDS degree
  • This programme accepts both medical and dental students wishing to take a master's degree as an intercalation. You will need to have successfully completed your third or fourth year of study.  
  • Practical laboratory work experience is desirable, although not essential. The modules you can study may depend on your academic background.
  • English Language requirements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26600 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10650 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10650 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

560 - 991 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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