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Chemistry with Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Heriot-Watt University

Venues

Edinburgh Campus

Content

1st Year: Core Chemistry with Mathematics and Biology courses. Lab work plays a key role in developing practical skills.

2nd Year: Core Inorganic, Organic and Physical Chemistry courses, along with Cell Biology and Biochemistry, are studied.

3rd Year: Advanced Inorganic, Organic and Physical Chemistry, with courses in Medicinal Pharmaceutical Chemistry as well as Principles of Drug Discovery and Development.

4th Year: Along with advanced lectures in Inorganic, Organic, Physical Chemistry and Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry, special chemistry topics are taken. BSc (Hons) students undertake a 16-week chemistry research project. MChem students undertake special practical courses to give deeper understanding of modern analytical practical techniques; these are underpinned with theoretical aspects.

Entry Requirements

2020 entry requirements:
Standard entry: 4 Highers at AABB including Chemistry plus English and Maths at National 5.

Widening access entry: 4 Highers at BBBC including Chemistry at B plus English at National 5.

For entry to Level 2 you would require Advanced Higher Maths and Chemistry at AB or BA plus 4 Highers at AABB.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

F125

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

School of Engineering and Physical Sciences

Department

Chemistry

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.hw.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Biology

Chemistry and Materials Science

Food Science and Technology

Mathematics and Statistics

Physics

Science General