Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry at Keele University - UCAS

Keele University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry

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Course summary

Tackle global health issues and help shape the future. Our accredited Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry BSc will equip you with the knowledge, skills and techniques to contribute to improving human health and prolonging life in a sustainable way. Why choose this course?

  • This programme is accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Engage with award-winning academics who are at the forefront of innovation in teaching and research
  • Use a wide variety of research grade experimental equipment in Keele's state-of-the-art Central Science Laboratories (CSL)
  • Our authentic assessment methods replicate the type of tasks you would likely carry out during a career in chemistry
  • Gain practical experience in the workplace with the option of spending a year in industry
Chemistry is at the heart of solving all our major global problems, such as the creation of advanced materials in gadgets and life-saving drugs that are essential to modern medicine. Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry BSc is aimed at students interested in working within the pharmaceutical sector. The course will equip you with a solid foundation in the core aspects of chemistry supplemented by specialist knowledge of medicinal chemistry. From understanding how pharmaceuticals interact with our bodies to exploring drug design to combat various diseases, the application of medicinal chemistry plays a vital part in prolonging and improving life. In between years two and three of your studies you can choose to spend a year studying abroad. This exciting opportunity enables you to experience different cultural perspectives and to establish international networks. It also shows you have the personal attributes to embrace new experiences which can enhance your employability. We offer exchange opportunities with a wide variety of partner institutions. About Keele Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university. We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level. Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.


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Points of entry

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  • Year 1

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From Friday 5 July: 10.00 am - 4.00 pm (weekdays only) Thursday 15 August: 8.00 am - 8.00 pm Friday 16 August: 8.30 am - 6.00 pm Saturday 17 August: 10.00 am - 3.00 pm Sunday 18 August: 10.00 am - 1.00 pm From Monday 19 August: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm ( weekdays only)

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Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry at Keele University - UCAS