36 months
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22650 GBP/year
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About

This Chemistry, Biological and Medicinal Chemistry (Hons) degree from University of York 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.

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Overview

Chemistry is often referred to as the 'central science'. It 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.

Careers and skills

Although the majority of our graduates of the Chemistry, Biological and Medicinal Chemistry (Hons) degree from University of York 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 partially meets the academic criteria for Chartered Chemist (CChem) status.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Chemical Properties and Analysis
  • Molecules and Reactions 
  • Practical Chemistry 
  • Skills for Chemists
  • Theory, Analysis and Mechanisms 
  • Reactivity 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • AAB including A in Chemistry plus two other sciences/mathematics
  • AAA including A in Chemistry plus one other science/mathematics
  • AAA* including A in Chemistry plus an A or B grade in science/mathematics at AS level
We accept the following science/mathematics subjects: Biology, Electronics, Geology, Mathematics, Further Mathematics and Physics.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22650 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22650 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 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

  • UK government loans
  • UK scholarships and bursaries
  • International scholarships
  • Country-specific funding
  • US loans

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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