Taught course

Medicinal Chemistry

Institution
University of Hertfordshire · School of Life and Medical Sciences
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

An honours degree (at least 2:2 or above) or equivalent in chemistry, chemical engineering, or a related discipline with a substantial chemical content (eg pharmaceutical science or biochemistry).

Months of entry

September

Course content

Course has been designed for graduates in chemistry or closely related disciplines with the aim of providing advanced knowledge in modern synthetic chemistry together with related areas of significance in the drug design, discovery and development process. Graduates will be able to communicate effectively with colleagues from other scientific disciplines within an industrial environment. In addition the course places considerable emphasis on generic research skills such as the preparation of a research proposal followed by an extensive research project. Modules: Principles of pharmaceutical science; functional group chemistry and reactivity; research methods; medicinal chemistry and drug design; advanced synthetic chemistry; research project.

Information for international students

If English is not the first language a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent is required.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PGDip

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PGCert

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
admissions@herts.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1707 284800