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Chemistry with Medicinal Sciences (MChem)

Award
Master of Chemistry
Typical offer
AAA to AABView full entry requirements
Duration
4 years
Course type
Full-time
Campus
Highfield
UCAS course code
F1BC

About this course

With this course, you’ll learn how chemistry and the biological sciences combine to help us understand every aspect of the treatment of disease. This allows scientists to create new treatments and therapies.

This MChem Chemistry with Medicinal Sciences degree specialises in pharmacology and medicinal chemistry. You’ll study topics such as natural product chemistry, physiology and biochemistry.

Key features of the course are an individual research project based in Southampton and a 6-month placement either in industry, or in another academic institution. These projects prepare you for medicinal chemistry careers in areas such as pharmaceutical chemistry, biological chemistry and life sciences.

This degree is accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry and when you graduate you will be eligible for full membership status (MRSC).

Course location

This course is based at Highfield, Southampton.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

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The programme specification sets out the learning outcomes of this course and details how the course is taught and assessed.