Pharmaceutical Chemistry at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

Pharmaceutical Chemistry

University of Huddersfield

Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

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Studying for your Pharmaceutical Chemistry BSc(Hons) degree with us gives you the chance to explore all the fundamentals of organic chemistry, analytical chemistry, biochemistry and pharmacology while developing a specialism in pharmaceutics. Throughout the course you’ll be building up your knowledge and getting to practise the skills that are sought after by a wide range of industries.

  • You’ll get to grips with the subject areas through lectures, tutorials, focused seminars and hands-on practicals in modern science labs. Guided by teaching staff who are all educated to doctoral level in their respective areas of expertise
  • You’ll be able to develop your logical reasoning skills and establish an imaginative approach to solving problems
  • We’ll also support you in getting real-world experience with the option to complete a placement in Year 3. All of these aspects of the course are designed to help build your confidence in applying your knowledge and help you enter the world of work when you graduate
  • In your final year, you’ll delve deeper into the complexities of drug action and drug design. You’ll also complete a research project, giving you the chance to make an impact in your area of particular interest or perhaps focus on topics you might wish to pursue in your future career in industry or academia. Wherever you’d like your career path to take you, taking your first steps with us could give you a great start
Course scholarships available – up to £3000. More details - http://hud.ac/di8

Course details

Modules

Year 1 Core modules: Analytical Science 1 Organic Chemistry 1 Physical Chemistry 1 Pharmaceutics 1 Biochemistry 1 Physiology 1: Structure and Function Year 2 Core modules: Organic Chemistry 2 Analytical Science 2 Infectious Diseases and Therapeutics Pharmaceutics 2 Molecular Aspects of Drug Action Biochemistry 2 Year 3 - optional placement year Final year Core modules: Analytical Science 3 Molecular Targets and Drug Design Chemical Therapeutics You must also choose either: Research Project in addition to one of the following options: Organic Chemistry 3 Analytical Science 4 Pharmaceutical Formulation and Drug Analysis or Chemistry Project - Experimental Design in addition to two of the following options: Organic Chemistry 3 Analytical Science 4 Pharmaceutical Formulation and Drug Analysis

Assessment method

Assessment will include written exams and coursework including problem solving assignments, laboratory reports, short tests and oral and poster presentations. Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.


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How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 112 points from a combination of Level 3 qualifications including a minimum grade C in Chemistry at A Level.
A level BBC including a minimum grade C in Chemistry. The endorsement for practical work is an essential part of Science A Level study, and is a requirement for entry to our degree course.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM in Applied Science. Alternatively a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care/Medicinal Science is acceptable but must be accompanied by an A Level in Chemistry at a minimum grade C.
Access to HE Diploma M: 45 credits with at least 21 credits in Chemistry.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 112 UCAS tariff points from International Baccalaureate qualifications, including Higher Level Chemistry at grade 5.

If you do not have the appropriate qualifications for direct entry to this degree you may be able to apply to our Science Extended Degree (BCF0) - https://courses.hud.ac.uk/2020-21/full-time/undergraduate/science-extended-degree-leading-to-a-bsc-hons-degree/ If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable. Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our Where are you from information pages - https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/where-are-you-from/ Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/howtoapply/entryrequirements/


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £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
International £15500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Fees may rise by RPI-X, which is set by the Government. We anticipate that we will be able to confirm the exact amount of the 2020/21 tuition fees in the Spring of 2020 and will update these web pages accordingly. The University operates a fair fee policy which offers a guarantee about the costs of studying on your course. Please find out what's included in your tuition fee here - https://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/whats-included-tuition-fees/ Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK/EU students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and finance - http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/ If you are an international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - http://www.hud.ac.uk/international/tuition-fees/ Please email the Student Finance Office (sfo@hud.ac.uk) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

Sponsorship information

Course scholarships available – up to £3000. More details - http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/undergraduate-scholarships/

Pharmaceutical Chemistry at University of Huddersfield - UCAS