Open University

Open University

Medicinal Chemistry (F62)

How are drugs designed? This qualification focuses on the latest developments in this critical area of contemporary medical therapy, while developing a wide range of skills associated with postgraduate study. You will study aspects of medicinal chemistry that explore the links between disease, mechanisms of action and the development of safe, effective commercial drugs - pursuing these topics across a number of major health areas such as cancer, heart disease, infectious diseases, neuropharmacology and inflammation.

Course modules

Assessment methods

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning January 2017 - 3 years
MSc Distance learning October 2017 - 3 years

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Distance Learning

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