Pharmacy

MSc NATURAL PRODUCT DRUG DISCOVERY

Key details 

MSC NATURAL PRODUCT DRUG DISCOVERY

Start Year
2023
Attendance
Full Time
Award
Degree of Master of Science
Duration (years)
1

Assessment for Year 1

The course is designed to prepare you for a research-based career, placing an emphasis on theoretical knowledge and its practical application. Therefore, your independent research project accounts for 50% of your assessment, and the remainder comes from laboratory practicals, essays and oral presentations.

There will be no written examinations. 

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Assessment for Year 1

The course is designed to prepare you for a research-based career, placing an emphasis on theoretical knowledge and its practical application. Therefore, your independent research project accounts for 50% of your assessment, and the remainder comes from laboratory practicals, essays and oral presentations.

There will be no written examinations. 

Clearing and Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Open Days   

Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring and review of modules. Where this activity leads to significant change to a programme and modules, the University will endeavour to consult with affected students. The University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. Availability of optional modules may be restricted owing to timetabling, lack of demand, or limited places. Where this is the case, you will be asked to make alternative module choices and you will be supported during this process.

Entry Requirements

Degree classification

Bachelors degree - 2.1 or equivalent

Degree subject

Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences or a related subject

Students for whom english is a foreign language

We welcome applications from students whose first language is not English. To ensure such students benefit from postgraduate study, we require evidence of proficiency in English. Our usual entry requirements are as follows:

  • IELTS: 6.0 (minimum 5.5 in two components only, with 6.0 in the other two)

  • PTE (Pearson): 64 (minimum 59 in two components only with 64 in the other two)

Test dates should be within two years of the course start date.

Other tests, including Cambridge English exams and the Trinity Integrated Skills in English are also accepted by the university. The full list of accepted tests can be found here: Accepted English Language Tests

INTO UEA also run pre-sessional courses which can be taken prior to the start of your course. For further information and to see if you qualify please contact intopre-sessional@uea.ac.uk.

Interviews

Applicants for this course will be invited to interview either in person or by Skype.

Intakes

This course is open to UK, EU and International applicants. The annual intake for this course is in September each year.

Course Reference Number: 6884114

Fees and Funding

Tuition fees for the Academic Year 2023/24 are: 

  • UK Students: £12,755 (full time) (includes £1500 bench fee)

  • International Students: £25,500 (full time) 

If you choose to study part-time, the fee per annum will be half the annual fee for that year, or a pro-rata fee for the module credit you are taking (only available for Home students). 

We estimate living expenses at £1,023 per month. 

Further Information on tuition fees can be found here

 

Scholarships and Bursaries 

The University of East Anglia offers a range of Scholarships; please click the link for eligibility, details of how to apply and closing dates. 

Course related costs

Please see Additional Course Fees for details of course-related costs. 

Course Reference Number: 6884114

How to Apply

Applications for Postgraduate Taught programmes at the University of East Anglia should be made directly to the University.

To apply please use our online application form.

FURTHER INFORMATION

If you would like to discuss your individual circumstances prior to applying please do contact us:

Postgraduate Admissions Office
Tel: +44 (0)1603 591515
Email: admissions@uea.ac.uk

International candidates are also encouraged to access the International Students section of our website.

Course Reference Number: 6884114
Key details
Attendance
Full Time
Award
Degree of Master of Science
Duration (years)
1
UEA’s Master’s degree in Natural Product Drug Discovery equips you with the theoretical and practical knowledge needed to succeed in this vital research area. You’ll gain a thorough cross-disciplinary grounding with a unique mix of organic chemistry, pharmacology, phytochemistry and microbiology; ideal preparation for a research-based career.
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