Taught course

Medicinal & Biological Chemistry

Institution
University of Edinburgh · School of Chemistry
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Applicants should have at least a UK 2:1 honours degree or its equivalent if outside the UK in chemistry or a closely related discipline. Undergraduate degree should have included maths and biology.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Medicinal and Biological Chemistry requires a thorough understanding of molecules, their structures, properties and synthesis, but it also demands the chemical understanding of the nature of biological structures, from macromolecules to cells, the design of pharmaceutical materials in the laboratory and their function in clinical settings.

The knowledge and skills acquired in the course will leave graduates well equipped to compete for positions related to 'drug discovery' in chemical, pharmaceutical or biotechnological companies.

Fees and funding

Visit our Scholarships and Student Finance Office at www.scholarships.ed.ac.uk for information about funding opportunities.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Programme Secretary
Email
sarah.f.mcneil@ed.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)131 650 6451