12 months
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22400 GBP/year
12000 GBP/year
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About

This Natural Product Drug Discovery course at the University of East Anglia will equip you with theoretical and practical knowledge in the science of natural product discovery, from microorganisms to plants and animals. Your studies will include nutriceuticals and herbal extracts, antibiotics and antimicrobial resistance and the major human diseases.

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Overview

Studying with academic and industrial experts who are currently active in natural product research and drug discovery, on the Natural Product Drug Discovery course at the University of East Anglia you will gain the key skills, and discover the latest cutting-edge methods, in natural product discovery.

Your learning will combine lectures, seminars and laboratory practicals, as well as an independent research project and self-guided study. Our expert team is based across the Norwich Research Park, including the School of Pharmacy and the John Innes Centre. What’s more, guest speakers from the pharmaceutical and biotech sector will present sessions covering topics such as the industrial applications of natural product research.

In your first semester, you’ll gain a solid theoretical foundation in all aspects of the subject, including natural product drug discovery, human physiology and the targeting of human diseases, and natural product chemistry and genetics.

In your second semester, you’ll put the theory into practice, designing, executing and interpreting your own experiments using the very latest methods and technologies. All of which will culminate in your hands-on, laboratory-based Master’s research project, which you will deliver with the expert guidance of a member of staff.

Careers

  • R&D positions in industry
  • PhD in science
  • Scientific writing
  • Research management

Programme Structure

The curriculum includes topics such as:

  • Natural Products and Drug Discovery 
  • Natural Product Chemistry and Genetics 
  • Targets for Drug Discovery 
  • Antibiotics and antimicrobial resistance
  • Classes of natural products and their biosynthesis
  • Sources of natural products – terrestrial and marine

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • 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

  • Degree Subject Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences or a related subject
  • Degree Classification Bachelors (Honours) degree 2:1 or equivalent

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    12000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12000 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Norwich

609 - 1044 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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