This course provides advanced training in modern drug chemistry both organic and medicinal. Students will cover the following areas: how new drugs are developed: conception, application, testing and industrial production; chemistry pertinent to drug design; essential topics of drug design; potential therapies not yet established commercially; laboratory work, including safety.
A 2.2 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in a chemistry related subject such as biochemistry, chemical technology, applied chemistry or industrial chemistry; applicants whose degree included a significant element of organic chemistry, such as pharmacology, pharmacy, pharmaceutical sciences, medicine, veterinary science, biology, biomedical sciences, zoology, microbiology, biotechnology or genetics will be considered; Applicants with lower or non-standard qualifications and relevant industrial experience will be considered on an individual basis; applicants whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS score of at least 6.0 or equivalent.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 16,265 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 3,000 per Academic year (home fees)||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Campus||Newcastle upon Tyne||NE1 7RU||North East|
School of Chemistry
0191 208 7069