Months of entry
The course comprises tutorials, lectures and six months of intensive laboratory work before undertaking a five-month independent research project. You will study how preparative biological chemistry relates to the pharmaceutical industry and drug discovery programmes, including the principals of combinatorial synthesis.
As well as developing your core knowledge of cancer research, you will learn how to critically analyse research data and research publications, and how to communicate scientific concepts and processes.
Information for international students
IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. If your first language is not English, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. If you do not yet meet our requirements, our English Language Teaching Unit (ELTU) offers a range of courses to help you to improve your English to the necessary standard.
Fees and funding
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Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written/ formal examinations||45|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||5|
|Dissertation||50 (15000 words)|
Course contact details
- Professor E Hope
- +44 (0)116 252 2100