MSc / PGDip / PGCert - Pharmaceutical Science and Medicinal Chemistry

Loughborough University    Chemistry

Full time & Part time October MSc, PGCert, PGDip 1 year full-time or 2-5 years part-time

About the course

Society’s need for pharmaceutical solutions to health problems ensures the demand for skilled individuals within this area remains high. Our MSc Pharmaceutical Science and Medicinal Chemistry is designed to meet the needs of industry and the UK science base by providing you with training in pharmacokinetics, drug metabolism, drug synthesis, methods to identify potential drug targets and drug candidates, and methods to assess the biological activities of drug compounds.

The programme will give you the opportunity to specialise in this fascinating and vitally important field that focuses on the biochemistry, pharmacology, design, analysis and delivery of pharmaceutical substances, including the development of safe and effective drugs.

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Entry Requirements

A 2:2 honours degree (or equivalent international qualification) in chemistry, biochemistry or a closely related subject.

Applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Further details are available on the International website.

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