Pharmaceutical Chemistry at Middlesex University - UCAS

Course summary

Why study BSc Pharmaceutical Chemistry with us? We offer a pharmaceutical chemistry course designed to industry standards. Taught by experts with industry links, including GlaxoSmithKline and Novartis, you'll gain practical skills in a high-tech lab. The curriculum, aligned with the Royal Society of Chemistry, covers drug development, core chemistry, and numeracy. With a focus on applied learning, you'll also undertake a valuable work placement for hands-on industry experience. What will you learn? The course encompasses core chemistry knowledge, practical skills, pharmaceutical knowledge, and numeracy/computational skills. From organic chemistry to drug discovery, you'll develop analytical abilities, synthetic organic chemistry skills, computational proficiency, and more. The course fosters teamwork, communication, problem-solving, and independent thinking, preparing you for diverse roles in pharmaceutical, chemical, and biotechnology companies. How do we support your career development? We provide comprehensive support, from Personal Tutors to Graduate Academic Assistants. This course opens doors to varied career paths, including research and development, quality control, academia, and non-laboratory roles like regulatory affairs or project management. The course's emphasis on industry alignment, practical skills, and work placements ensures you graduate with a competitive edge in the pharmaceutical, chemical, and biotechnology sectors. Introducing our new Learning Framework After working with our students to gather feedback on what they love most about our courses, we’re making some changes to how we structure and teach our programmes for the start of the 2024/25 academic year. You can find more information about how this course is affected by viewing the relevant course information sheet on our Learning Framework page:


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How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Entry requirements listed are accurate at the time of publishing and vary between programmes. Please check your chosen course page for specific entry requirements. Depending on your chosen course, we also consider a combination of qualifications. The latest entry requirements can be found on the course page:

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English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)72With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading
PTE Academic51With at least 51 in all components

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £16600 Year 1
International £16600 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

We want uni study to be an option for everyone with opportunities to make the most of your time as a student, even with the rising cost of living. We do everything we can to help you afford uni with access to money that you don’t have to pay back, reductions in costs of studying and personal financial advice. For more information about our financial support, visit:
Pharmaceutical Chemistry at Middlesex University - UCAS