Invent better, safer drugs in order to fight and cure diseases from Ebola to MRSA and cancer.
Why Chemistry with Drug Discovery at Strathclyde?
Accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry as fully meeting the educational requirement to become a Chartered Chemist.
Benefit from 12-month paid industrial placement.
Gain extensive practical laboratory experience.
Options to study or undertake placement year abroad.
Our relationships with GSK and AstraZeneca enhance your career prospects.
This course maximises your opportunity of employment in the medicinal chemistry and pharmaceutical industries. Your skills will also be in demand in other areas.
Recent graduate job roles include:
Chemistry research scientist
Regulatory affairs executive
Scientific communication specialist
Drug sale manager
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
How to apply
This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible 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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||University of Strathclyde|
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||ABB - AAA||Year 2 entry: Chemistry, Maths, Physics or Biology. Year 1 entry: As above but only one of Maths, Physics/Biology.|
|Scottish Higher||AABB - AAAC||Chemistry, Maths, Physics OR Biology/Human Biology, English C. Advanced Higher Chemistry and Maths recommended for S6 study and to compensate for missed Higher grades.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||34 points||Year 2 entry: Chemistry, Maths, Physics or Biology all at HL. English SL6. Year 1 entry: As above but only one of HL Maths and HL Physics/Biology.|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H2, H2, H3, H3, H3||Chemistry at H2, Maths at H2, Physics or Biology at H3 and English at H3|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||ABB - AAA||Chemistry, Maths, Physics or Biology.|
|Scottish HNC||Pass||A in Graded Unit.|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|EU||£1,820 *||Year 1|
|England||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Scotland||£1,820 *||Year 1|
|Wales||£9,250 *||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.