Natural Products Discovery, M.Sc. | Liverpool John Moores University | Liverpool, United Kingdom
12 months
17400 GBP/year
9710 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This new MSc in Natural Products Discovery offered at Liverpool John Moores University, is designed to train graduates to fulfil the increased worldwide demand for experts in the development of natural medicine.


The Natural Products Discovery MSc from Liverpool John Moores University, focuses on the extraction, isolation and identification of natural products for use in modern medicine. One of just a handful of courses in the UK, this Masters is taught by leading experts in the field.

This is a very practical based programme and you will have access to state-of-the-art instruments.


Graduates with skills in natural drug discovery and hands-on experience in operating state-of-art equipment would be well placed in the pharmaceutical, phytopharmaceutical, chemical and biotechnological industries and also in the regulatory sector (for example, MHRA). There is also an increasing demand for Masters level students in the general business sector. 

Skills such as formulating a well-justified case, using carefully assessed data sources, planning and executing projects etc are highly useful generic skills. Some graduates may prefer to continue their studies in the area of Natural Products at PhD level rather than embark on a career in industry.

Programme Structure


  • You will learn via lectures, workshops, seminars, tutorials, lab-based practicals and external visits as well as the practical research project.
  • The focus of the programme is on practical work and learning through lab experience. By the end of the course you will have the skills you need to operate complex instrumentation in this area.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Alternative qualifications with a significant period of relevant work experience
  • Please contact admissions team on to discuss your qualifications if you are unsure if they are relevant to this programme.
  • Pearson 58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI purposes)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9710 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9710 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Liverpool

556 - 1035 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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