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Chemistry with Medicinal Sciences (MChem)

Award
Master of Chemistry
Duration
4 years
Course Type
Full-time
Campus
Highfield
UCAS Course code
F1BC

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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).

Course location

This course is based at Highfield.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

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Changes due to COVID-19

Although the COVID-19 situation is improving, any future restrictions could mean we might have to change the way parts of our teaching and learning take place in 2021 to 2022. We're working hard to plan for a number of possible scenarios. This means that some of the information on this course page may be subject to change.

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