The goal of medicinal chemistry is to support the search for new drugs to treat conditions such as heart disease, obesity and cancer. You’ll work in well-equipped laboratories and be taught by a team of engaging academics.
Practical chemistry is taught in our teaching laboratories and staff have direct experience of working in pharmaceutical companies and can therefore challenge you to develop the rigorous and demanding scientific approach that the industry expects. You’ll develop essential skills for employment, such as problem solving, presentation and communication.
The chemistry courses at Keele provide an innovative curriculum and high quality teaching. In your final year you will undertake a research project and learn how to conduct effective independent research.
Jobs that a graduate of this Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry (Hons) course from Keele University could go on to do:
- Research Scientist
- Clinical Biochemist
- Forensic Scientist
- Clinical Research Associate
- Analytical Chemist
- HE Lecturer
- Operational Researcher
- Chemical Engineer
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- Molecular Chemistry and Reactions
- Physical and Structural Chemistry
- Principles of Drug Design
- Spectroscopy and Molecular Structure
- Spectroscopy and Advanced Analysis
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- 36 months
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DisciplinesChemistry Pharmacy Biochemistry View 693 other Bachelors in Biochemistry in United Kingdom
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
A Level Requirements
- A Level requirement BBC
- A level Chemistry at grade B or above.
- A Pass in the Chemistry Science Practical is required.
- Maths at C (or 4)
- English at C (or 4)
- BTEC requirements DDM
- 30 points to include Higher Level Chemistry at 6 or above.
Access to HE Diploma Requirements
- Obtain Access to Higher Education Diploma with 112 UCAS Tariff points including a minimum of 30 Level 3 credits at Distinction in Chemistry related units.
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International17900 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17900 GBP per year during 36 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
Living costs for Keele
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
The following scholarships may be targeted at specific countries, subjects and talent areas. In some cases you may be required to make an independent application, for others the scholarship will be awarded automatically.
- KEELE INTERNATIONAL EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP (UG)
£2,500 per year for students exceeding published entry requirements.
- DEVELOPING COUNTRIES SCHOLARSHIP (UG)
£1,000 per year for students who are nationals of the least developed, low and lower middle income countries (as defined by the World Bank).
- US FEDERAL STUDENT LOANS
Keele University is certified to award Federal Stafford and PLUS loans. Federal Direct Loans are provided by the US government.
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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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.