Studying for your Pharmaceutical Chemistry BSc(Hons) degree with us gives you the chance to explore the fundamentals of organic chemistry, analytical chemistry, biochemistry and pharmacology while developing a specialism in pharmaceutics. Throughout the course, you’ll build your knowledge and put to the test the sought-after, industry skills you’ve developed. You’ll have the opportunity, also, to develop your logical reasoning skills and your ability to use imaginative thinking to approach real-world problems. Why Study Pharmaceutical Chemistry BSc(Hons) at University of Huddersfield? Taught by doctoral level staff, you’ll be gaining real-world experience in this course by learning in our new £18.2 million facilities, which include purpose-built state-of-the-art chemistry and pharmaceutical labs featuring modern instruments. You can also participate in an optional supervised work placement in your area of interest, available after your second year in the course. This placement year allows you to put your knowledge and skills to the test at sites in the UK or abroad, boosting your employability in the process. In your final year, you’ll delve deeper into the complexities of analytical science, molecular targets and drug design, and also have the opportunity to complete a chemically based independent research project. Pursue the topics that interest you the most, or that you wish to examine further in your future career. You’ll be learning from the best in this course, as the University of Huddersfield has been rated Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2023. Not only that, but our teaching staff rank in the top three in England for the proportion who hold doctorates (HESA 2022). Global Professional Award At Huddersfield you’ll also study the Global Professional Award alongside your degree† so that you gain valuable qualities and experiences that could help you to get the career you want, no matter what your field of study is. †full-time, undergraduate first degrees with a minimum duration of three years. This does not include postgraduate, foundation, top-up, accelerated or apprenticeship degrees. Why Huddersfield? Huddersfield’s vibrant and friendly campus is a great place from which to study, while the town itself offers lots to see and do, with good transport links in and around the area.
Year 1 modules include: • Analytical Science 1 • Organic Chemistry 1 • Physical Chemistry 1 • Pharmaceuticals 1 • Biochemistry 1 • Physiology 1: Structure and Function To see the full range of modules and descriptions, please visit our website. A link to this course can be found at the bottom of the page in the ‘Course contact details’ section.
You’ll be taught through a series of lectures, tutorials, seminars, practicals and directed reading. 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 provides full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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/full-time/undergraduate/science-extended-degree-leading-to-a-bsc-hons-degree/ 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
English language requirements
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.
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Fees and funding
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University of Huddersfield
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