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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
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 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
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!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|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
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Course scholarships available – up to £3000. More details - http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/undergraduate-scholarships/