36 months
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22000 GBP/year
4630 GBP/year
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About

Medicinal chemists have been responsible for many of our modern medicines. Their central contribution to developing new therapeutic agents against microbial infections, cancer and heart disease has helped to significantly increase worldwide life-expectancy. Join the Medicinal Chemistry course at Queen's University Belfast to learn more.

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Overview

Students on the Medicinal Chemistry course at Queen's University Belfast  receive a multidisciplinary training at the interface of chemistry and biology which covers the core divisions of chemistry as well as biochemistry, microbiology and drug design.

Career Prospects 

Studying for a medicinal chemistry degree at Queen’s will assist you in developing the core skills and employment-related experiences that are valued by employers, professional organisations and academic institutions. Graduates from the chemistry degree programmes at Queen’s are well regarded by many employers (local, national and international) and over half of all graduate jobs are now open to graduates of any discipline, including medicinal chemistry. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Organic Chemistry 
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Physical Theory
  • Molecular Basis of Life for Medicinal Chemists
  • Drug Development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

A level requirements

  • BBB including Chemistry and a second Science subject + GCSE Mathematics grade C/4.
Irish leaving certificate requirements
  • H3H3H3H3H4H4/H3H3H3H3H3 including Higher Level grade H3 in Chemistry and a second Science subject + if not offered at Higher Level then Ordinary Level grade O4 in Mathematics
Access Course
  • Successful completion of Access Course with an average of 80% with no less than 70% in any module including sufficient relevant modules in Chemistry. GCSE Mathematics grade C/4 or equivalent in Access Course.
International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • 32 points overall including 6,5,5 at Higher Level to include Higher Level Chemistry and a second Science subject + GCSE Mathematics grade C/4.
  • Standard Level grade 4 in Mathematics would be acceptable in lieu of the GCSE requirement.
Graduate
  • A minimum of a 2:2 Honours Degree, provided any subject requirements are also met.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22000 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    4630 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4630 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • Northern Ireland (NI) £4,630
  • Republic of Ireland (ROI) £4,630
  • England, Scotland or Wales (GB) £9,250
  • EU Other £22,000
  • International £22,000

Living costs for Belfast

561 - 887 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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