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Chemistry with Medicinal Sciences (MChem)

Master of Chemistry
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4 years
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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).


Why study Chemistry with Medicinal Sciences?

Hear from our lecturers and students on what to expect on our Chemistry with Medicinal Sciences programme.

Course location

This course is based at Highfield.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

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