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).
This course is based at Highfield, Southampton.
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.