University of Surrey
Taught modules comprise 2/3 of the course and cover the entire drug discovery, design and development process including biomolecules as drug targets, target validation, lead finding from synthetic and natural sources, and optimisation through medicinal chemistry. Medicinal chemistry training is backed up by the provision of a working knowledge of advanced organic chemistry, spectroscopy and analytical chemistry.
A minimum 2.2 Honours degree (or equivalent) in chemistry or a related discipline which includes courses in organic chemistry. Alternative qualifications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. Selection is based upon a candidate�s application, references and undergarduate degree transcript. English language requirements: IELTS minimum overall 6.5 (minimum by component 6.0).
Compulsory modules: Advanced medicinal chemistry; advanced spectroscopy; advanced topics in organic chemistry; analytical techniques in drug discovery; biomolecules and medicinal chemistry; computer modelling of drugs and biomolecules; management, communication and IT skills; research project; toxicology.
Assessment methods include a research project and dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 7,400 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 17,300 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 7,400 per Academic year (EU fees)||12 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Surrey||Guildford||GU2 7XH||South East|
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