University of Glasgow

Degree level: Postgraduate

Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry (Taught)

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Course summary

The Masters in Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry will extend the depth and breadth of your knowledge in all branches of chemistry and with some specialisation in medicinal chemistry, this programme will be suited to the role of a professional chemist capable of conducting research. WHY THIS PROGRAMME

  • Ranked 6th in the UK (Complete University Guide 2020), Chemistry at Glasgow continues to meet student expectations combining both teaching excellence and a supportive learning environment.
  • All of our Masters programmes in the School of Chemistry are accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry.
  • The School of Chemistry is a member of ScotCHEM that brings together seven Universities in Scotland. ScotCHEM is committed to excellence and to providing the highest quality postgraduate education and researcher experience.
  • The school has an Athena Swan Bronze Award, demonstrating the school’s commitment to supporting women in scientific studies and careers, and to improving the working environment for all.
  • You will benefit from our links with industrial scientists, often from pharmaceutical companies, who regularly visit the School of Chemistry to give presentations.
  • You will undertake a research project embedded within one of our internationally-leading research groups, and supplemented by specialist lecture courses.
  • You will develop transferable skills that will improve your career prospects, such as project management, team-working, advanced data analysis, problem-solving, preparing and presenting oral and poster presentations, critical evaluation of scientific literature, advanced laboratory and computing skills, and how to effectively communicate with different audiences.
  • Our Masters programmes will, therefore, provide an excellent foundation for any kind of career of scientific leadership in academia and industry.
PROGRAMME STRUCTURE From September to March, you will attend lectures and tutorials. You will undertake a 12-week research project from June to August, which will provide practical application and consolidation of earlier work and enhance your ability to do independent work and present results effectively. Core Courses INORGANIC CHEMISTRY 4M (A) PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY 5M (HALF) FOR CHEMISTRY & MATHEMATICS ORGANIC CHEMISTRY 4M MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY 4M FRONTIERS OF CHEMISTRY 3M RESEARCH SKILLS CHEMISTRY SPECIAL TOPICS 4M (A)

Course details


How to apply

International applicants

International applicant information can be found via gla.ac.uk by searching for 'international'.

Entry requirements

Normally at least a 2.1 Honours degree in chemistry (or equivalent). Please note BSc and MSci Chemistry and BSc and MSci Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry graduates from the University of Glasgow should not apply for this programme. International students with academic qualifications below those required should contact our partner institution, Glasgow International College, who offer a range of pre-Masters courses.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

All fees are published on the University of Glasgow website. https://www.gla.ac.uk/postgraduate/feesandfunding/

Sponsorship information

Sponsorship and funding information can be found via gla.ac.uk by searching for 'scholarships'.

Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry at University of Glasgow - UCAS