University of Bath

Degree level: Undergraduate

Chemistry for Drug Discovery

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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. Tailor to your interests 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. Master of Chemistry (MChem) The MChem degree provides you with the same core skills and knowledge of the bachelor’s but with a greater exposure to research and advanced practical techniques, including a major research project throughout the final year.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
I122
Institution code:
B16
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

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 Mathematics if you study a higher level qualification in Mathematics (such as an A level, AS level or a Core Mathematics qualification).


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Chemistry for Drug Discovery at University of Bath - UCAS