Chemistry for Drug Discovery with professional placement or study abroad at University of Bath - UCAS

University of Bath

Degree level: Undergraduate

Chemistry for Drug Discovery with professional placement or study abroad

Course summary

Combine your passion for chemistry with a desire to make a real contribution to the development of new pharmaceuticals. If you’re interested in the drug discovery process and want to pursue a career in the pharmaceutical industry, this is the course for you. You’ll gain a solid foundation in chemistry with a focus on the preparation of drugs and medicines, how they work, and the steps involved in the drug discovery process. Major pharmaceutical companies have contributed to the design of the course so you can be sure your studies will be relevant for industry. You’ll develop in-depth knowledge of the drug design process, and the skills to carry out experimental and computational drug discovery projects. Flexible course You’ll be able to specialise in areas that interest you most with optional units and a research project. Our chemistry degrees all have the same core units in the first year, giving you the flexibility to switch courses in the second year if your interests change. This is a BSc course - if you want a more in-depth study experience, you could consider applying for one of our MChem Chemistry for Drug Discovery courses.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE requirements: GCSE Mathematics grade 6 or B GCSE English Language or Literature grade 4 or C (or equivalent from English language category C) You do not need the required grade in GCSE Mathematics if you study a higher level qualification in Mathematics (such as an A level, AS level or a Core Mathematics qualification).

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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

Tuition fees can be found on our web pages and are liable to increase annually. UK and Islands fees are regulated by the UK government and are subject to parliamentary approval. For all other fees, you should budget for an increase of up to 5% for every further year of study. For information on tuition fees visit our web pages: For information about our scholarships and bursaries visit:
Chemistry for Drug Discovery with professional placement or study abroad at University of Bath - UCAS