Medicinal Chemistry

Medicinal Chemistry

Bachelor degree
36 months
Application deadlines: 15 January
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: £20
Intakes: September
International tuition: £15,240
Domestic tuition: £9,250

Program overview

Year one includes core modules in areas of organic, physical, inorganic and analytical chemistry, along with biochemistry and biology. In year two you will develop chemistry-based analytical skills, and modules taken at this level have integrated laboratory components embedded within them in order to give you the practical and theoretical training vital for a career in medicinal chemistry. In your final year emphasis will be placed upon chemical research and highlighting new developments in the field of medicinal chemistry.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



  • PTE
International Baccalaureate (or equivalent): 30-31 points with at least one science subject from Group 4 English Language Requirements: IELTS: 6.0 overall with no band below 5.5; TOEFL iBT: Listening - 17 Reading - 18 Speaking - 20 Writing - 17; PTE Academic: Listening - 51 Reading - 51 Writing - 51 Speaking - 51

Career opportunities

This course will provide you with chemical and transferable skills which are highly regarded by employers from different sectors including Contact Research Organisations (CROs), small and large pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. The transferable skills learnt will allow you to seek work in areas such as research, development, quality assurance, legal cases, government roles and more. Employers of graduates in this sector are showing increased requirements for more highly skilled and qualified employees, and there continues to be a demand from the chemical, pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, which have a strong base in the north west region. Graduates will be well-placed to take advantage of these opportunities through the programmes emphasis on employability in the Science & Industry module, placements and technical training.

Campus location

Salford , United Kingdom

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