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Chemistry with Medicinal Sciences (BSc)

Bachelor of Science
3 years
Course Type
UCAS Course code

About this course

On this flexible, three-year degree you’ll learn how chemistry and medicinal sciences combine to help us treat disease.

You’ll study every aspect of the drug development cycle, including:

  • the design of molecules with the potential to treat disease
  • Understanding and predicting how medicines will interact with the body
  • testing the effectiveness and safety of new treatments;

Your chemistry practical work will take place in recently refurbished, modern laboratories using high-tech equipment.

For the biological sciences aspects of your degree, you’ll use purpose-built facilities in the Life Sciences Building, which have benefited from a recent £50m investment.

You’ll learn from staff who are changing the world through research, including designing new cancer drugs and developing synthetic DNA for use in COVID-19 testing.

Course location

This course is based at Highfield.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

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