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Chemistry with Medicinal Sciences (MChem)

Award
Master of Chemistry
Typical offer
AAA-AABView full entry requirements
Length of course
4 years, starts September 2020
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.

The degree specialises in pharmacology and medicinal chemistry, and 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 a career as a professional chemist in areas such as pharmaceuticals, 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).

You can download the course details, including modules, in the programme specificationPDF opens in a new window (PDF, 255.9 KB).

Location and awarding body

The course location is Highfield campus in Southampton. The awarding body is University of Southampton.