M.Sc. On Campus

Drug Discovery with Industrial Training

21 months
22400 GBP/year
10960 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Learn how to develop treatments for some of the world’s most challenging diseases of our time. While at University of Nottingham's Drug Discovery with Industrial Training you will develop key aspects of the drug discovery journey, from initial concept through to clinical treatment.


Key facts

While at University of Nottingham's Drug Discovery with Industrial Training your research portfolio forms part of your compulsory second year training. It's designed around the Registered Scientist (RSci) qualification. This gives you the opportunity to independently submit your portfolio towards the application.

You will benefit from a range of teaching approaches and methods from experts collaborating with, or working in, the pharmaceutical industry. 

A dedicated supervisor will support you during your research project. You will work alongside our researchers who are transforming lives and improving societies. Our small group learning environment can help you settle in quickly and form a lasting network of connections.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Drug Discovery
  • Drug Targets and Pharmacodynamics
  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics
  • Industrial Research Project with training in Scientific Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 21 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 (or international equivalent) with significant chemistry content; example first degrees include (but are not restricted to) chemistry, biochemistry, natural sciences, pharmacology, life sciences, pharmacy; applicants will also need to supply a full transcript of completed modules

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22400 GBP per year during 21 months.
  • National

    10960 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10960 GBP per year during 21 months.

Living costs for Nottingham

583 - 978 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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