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About the course

This course provides advanced training in modern organic and medicinal chemistry from conception to production of novel drugs. It enables you to understand and experience the way modern small molecule medicine is developing. You will gain hands-on experience of working within a medicinal chemistry team during your research project.

The course is suitable if you have a background in the chemical or pharmaceutical sciences. It includes 120 credits of taught modules and a 60 credit practical project.

Themes include drug design, metabolism and toxicology with an understanding of synthetic organic chemistry. Building on University research strengths, specialist topics include bio-imaging and modern approaches to chemotherapy. You will develop expertise in drug design as practised in the

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Entry Requirements

A 2:2 BSc honours degree, or international equivalent, in a chemistry related subject, such as: biochemistry; chemical technology; applied chemistry; industrial chemistry. We also consider applicants whose undergraduate degree included a significant element of organic chemistry, such as: pharmacology; pharmacy; pharmaceutical sciences; medicine; veterinary science; biology; biomedical sciences; zoology; microbiology; biotechnology; genetics.


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