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22650 EUR/year
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About

In this Chemistry, Biological and Medicinal Chemistry (with a year in industry) (Hons) programme from the University of York you'll sstudy the chemistry of biological systems, from the molecular basis of disease to drug design for the pharmaceutical industry.

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Overview

Chemistry is often referred to as the 'central science'. The Chemistry, Biological and Medicinal Chemistry (with a year in industry) (Hons) programme from the University of York  covers topics as diverse as quantum mechanics and the study of atomic particles, to the molecular nature of biological systems and the Human Genome Project.

This degree will give you a strong grounding in fundamental chemistry. You'll also develop specialist knowledge of chemistry for biology and medicine, from the use of powerful microscopes to investigate the causes of genetic disease to exploring new treatments for cancer.

Each year you'll take a range of core modules which provide a good understanding of the basic principles of chemistry. Alongside these you'll take specialist modules which focus on biological and medicinal chemistry. There are plenty of opportunities to see the exciting contributions chemistry can make in the modern world.

Careers and skills

Although the majority of our graduates progress to become scientists, the analytical and transferable skills which constitute part of our degrees are recognised as suitable training for a wide range of careers.

About 40 graduates per year stay in the Department or join other universities to work for higher degrees. Most are involved in collaborative research projects, many with chemical companies.

Career opportunities

  • Innovative medicines graduate
  • Fuels technology chemist
  • Production chemist engineer
  • Products research scientist
  • Business services graduate
  • Auditor

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry, assuring the quality of our teaching. This course meets the academic criteria for Chartered Chemist (CChem) status.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Chemical Properties and Analysis
  • Core 3: Molecules and Reactions 
  • Practical Chemistry
  • Skills for Chemists
  • Molecules in Action 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

480 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

A levels

  • AAB including A in Chemistry plus two other sciences/mathematics
  • AAA including A in Chemistry plus one other science/mathematics
  • A*AA including A in Chemistry

Access to Higher Education Diploma

  • You will need to make sure that the particular Access course you are considering is appropriate, and syllabuses must contain a significant portion of chemistry and mathematics. The Access tutors at your College would be able to confirm that this is the case. Applications will be considered on an individual basis.

BTEC National Extended Diploma

  • DDD and an additional A level or equivalent qualification in Chemistry

Cambridge Pre-U

  • D3, D3, M2 including D3 in Chemistry and two other sciences/mathematics or D3, D3, D3 including D3 in Chemistry and one other science/mathematics or D2, D3, D3 including D3 in Chemistry.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22650 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22650 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 EUR per year during 48 months.

Living costs for York

646 - 1124 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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