36 months
17000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Environmental Science and Medicinal Chemistry (Hons) course at Keele University draws on the expertise of scientists within the disciplines of life sciences, chemical sciences and geosciences to emphasise the role and importance of scientific understanding and practical skills in the analysis and management of environmental problems. 

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This Environmental Science and Medicinal Chemistry (Hons)  course at Keele University  prepares you to help solve problems at the intersection of chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology and pharmacology. The goal of medicinal chemistry is to support the search for new drugs to treat conditions such as heart disease and cancer. You’ll work in well-equipped laboratories, and learn to conduct effective independent research. Keele also offers support to find an industrial or research placement for a summer. You’ll develop essential skills for employment, such as problem solving, presentation and communication. 

Recent employers

  • ESF Consultants
  • Mott MacDonald Bentley
  • LGSS

Regardless of which career you pursue after Keele, employers will want evidence of the range of skills and personal qualities you possess and which are required for the job. Your degree is clearly important in this respect but don’t forget the extra-curricular activities, positions of responsibility, jobs and voluntary work you may have been engaged in while studying at Keele. These activities allow you to demonstrate the skills and personal qualities required by employers and will be vital in your attempts to secure graduate employment.


This programme is accredited by the Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES). 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Studying the Environment
  • Biodiversity, Ecology and the Environment
  • Practical and Professional Chemistry Skills
  • Chemical Structure and Reactivity

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements


  • A Level requirement BBC
  • A level Chemistry at grade B or above. A Pass in Science Practical will be required if applicant is taking A level Chemistry (England)
  • Maths at C (or 4) 
  • English at C (or 4)
  • BTEC requirements DDD
  • You must have taken sufficient Chemistry units, please contact us for advice
  • 30 points to include Higher Level Chemistry at 6 or above.
  • Obtain Access to Higher Education Diploma with 122 UCAS Tariff points including a minimum of 30 Level 3 credits at Distinction. You must also have taken sufficient Science credits, please contact us for advice. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17000 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Keele

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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