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Full time & Part time September MSc 1 year full time, 2 years part time
Chemistry (6) Medicine (26)

About the course

Our Drug Chemistry MSc provides advanced training in modern organic and medicinal chemistry. It ranges from the conception to the production of novel drugs. You'll study and experience the way modern small molecule medicine is developing.

You'll gain hands-on experience of working within a medicinal chemistry team during your research project.

Newcastle University is a great place to study a medicinal chemistry degree. Our strengths include the following specialist topics:

  • bio-imaging
  • modern approaches to chemotherapy

You'll develop drug design expertise as practised in the pharmaceutical industry and academia. You'll also discover the modern and experimental therapies developing at Newcastle University’s Centre for Cancer.

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Entry Requirements

A 2:2 BSc honours degree, or international equivalent, in chemistry (or closely related, such as applied chemistry) or 2.1 honours degree (or international equivalent) in related courses containing a significant element of organic and medicinal chemistry such as:

- pharmacy
- pharmacology
- pharmaceutical sciences
- medicine
- biomedical sciences

You must also pass an academic interview with the academic supervisor.

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