Medicinal Chemistry is one of our focused degree options that allows you to tailor your chemistry degree and study a particular area of the subject in more detail.
This BSc Medicinal Chemistry, MChem course offered at the University of Leeds provides the opportunity to choose to spend the 3rd year, of the 4-year programme, working in industry, which gives you the opportunity to gain work experience in an industry relevant to your degree. Our students often describe this industrial experience as an invaluable part of their degree and one which stands them in good stead for their future careers.If you are unsure whether to take a placement year don't worry you don't need to make your final decision until the end of the 2nd year when you have had chance to experience studying chemistry at university.
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Compulsory modules:Candidates will normally be required to study the following compulsory modules:
You only need to take one of these language tests:
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For applicants taking A-levels, our typical offer is AAB including Chemistry, excluding General Studies and Critical thinking. You must also have GCSE English at grade C and GCSE Maths at grade B or above (or equivalent).
We accept a variety of alternative qualifications; including the International Baccalaureate and our admissions staff are familiar with a wide range of UK and international qualifications. If you have any questions about your qualifications or eligibility to apply we will be happy to help.
If your first language is not English, you will also need to provide us with evidence of an English language qualification, such as:
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