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Medicinal and Biological Chemistry, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #99 (QS) Nottingham, United Kingdom
The Medicinal and Biological Chemistry (Hons) degree at the University of Nottingham combines comprehensive training in chemistry with aspects of biochemistry, pharmacology, physiology and microbiology relevant to understanding human disease and drug design.
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Overview

The Medicinal and Biological Chemistry (Hons) course at the University of Nottingham content has been tailored to produce graduates with an excellent practical and theoretical knowledge of synthetic and analytical chemistry. The modules making up the course are given by members of the Schools of Chemistry and Life Sciences.

Careers

The chemical industry continues to be an important industrial sector in the UK and the emerging materials and biotechnology sectors require trained chemists who can generate the new materials, products and knowledge that are needed in these areas.

In addition to equipping you with theoretical and practical skills in chemistry, a degree in chemistry from Nottingham also demonstrates that you can think logically and critically, solve complex problems and manage your time effectively. Consequently, our graduates may also be employed in professions including those in finance, education, marketing, and the media.

Recent graduate destinations from the school include:

  • Boots
  • Cancer Research
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • HSBC
  • Intellectual Property Office
  • NHS
  • Unilever

Accreditation

Accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Core Laboratory Work
  • General Inorganic Chemistry
  • Energy, Spectroscopy and Solid State Chemistry
  • Synthesis and Spectroscopy
  • Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • A levels: AAB-ABB, including chemistry at grade A. Typical offers will vary depending on the A level subjects offered in addition to chemistry.

  • Applicants taking A level biology, chemistry and/or physics are also required to pass the practical element of assessment (where it is assessed separately).
  • GCSEs: mathematics grade 4 (C) (or equivalent)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23760 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23760 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Nottingham

  • 583 - 980 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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