University of Leicester

University of Leicester

Chemical Research (Biological Chemistry)

This MSc explores the exciting science at the boundary between biology and chemistry and the ways in which the challenges of the worldwide pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries are being addressed. It aims to develop research, synthetic and analytical skills for careers in the global pharmaceutical industry or further research leading to a PhD. 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.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,500 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,500 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 18,250 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,500 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,500 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,500 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leicester Leicester LE1 7RH East Midlands

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