Research course

Medicinal Chemistry

Institution
Cardiff University · Welsh School of Pharmacy
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

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Entry requirements

Suitable for graduates in Pharmacy, Biosciences, Chemistry, and related disciplines.

A first or upper second class UK Honours degree or equivalent is required.

Months of entry

January, April, July, October

Course content

The aim of this programme is to offer knowledge and expertise for a career in the pharmaceutical industry, academia or in primary/secondary care.

  • The work involves close collaboration with virologists and biochemists throughout Europe, and USA.
  • The School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences has excellent facilities for the group. It has purchased a Bruker 500MHz NMR spectrometer, a Fisons Platform II Mass Spectrometer (set up for electrospray and APCI) and several Silicon Graphics workstations and extensive software including Sybyl, Macromodel, DOCK, GRID and Oxford Molecular Software. The synthetic chemistry laboratories have recently been refurbished and each researcher has their own fume hood.
  • There are excellent library facilities and computer links from all the laboratories allowing access to a wide range of databases.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MPhil
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Enquiries
Email
postgradenquiries@cardiff.ac.uk