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Medicinal chemistry

Monash University

36 months
41200 AUD/year
33900 AUD/year
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The Medicinal chemistry program at Monash University will be your springboard into an exciting career. You’ll learn about the chemistry, biology and technology of medicines and other chemical formulations from researchers at the international forefront of their fields.  

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You’ll also get lots of time in the lab, working with industry-standard research instrumentation, learning how to improve human health and well-being by researching and developing more reliable, accessible and effective treatments and products. You will develop the knowledge and practical skills critical to the discovery and development of new drugs and therapies leading to exciting careers in research and industry.

Outcomes after the Medicinal chemistry program at Monash University

You will develop specialist knowledge and techniques and your understanding of the application of pharmaceutical methods and professional practices required in the workplace. In your final year you will gain practical skills through a major research project or industry placement and be ready for a career in pharmaceutical research, the biomedical industry and many other fields that require advanced chemical-formulation skills. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Physiology I: Cells to systems
  • Human Physiology II: Body systems
  • Medicinal Chemistry I: Structure 
  • Medicinal chemistry II: Reactivity and biomolecules
  • Physical chemistry I: Equilibria & change
  • Physical chemistry II: Solutions, surfaces and solids
  • Pharmacology I: Biochemical signalling
  • Pharmacology II: drug action

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • For Domestic students there are also late and very late application periods. 
  • International students can apply for a place anytime throughout the year.


144 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS: 058486E  
  • GCE A Level9.5
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme29
  • Advanced Placement7
  • ACT28
  • SAT - Total score out of 16001220

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 41200 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    33900 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33900 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • Fees for domestic students: Commonwealth supported place (CSP)


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