Planit


Chemistry with Drug Discovery

University of Strathclyde

Content

You'll study foundation classes in Chemistry and Mathematics, and Physics or Biology at introductory or advanced level. You'll also attend specialist classes such as Use and Abuse of Drugs in Society and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Drug Development.

In later years, you'll study subjects including Fundamental Inorganic, Organic and Biological and Physical Chemistry and laboratory work increases.

In Year 4, you'll undertake a paid 12-month industrial placement, normally in the pharmaceutical industry.

In Year 5, you'll specialise in the areas and applications that interest you most and undertake a research project.

Entry Requirements

2020 entry requirements

Standard entry:
4 Highers at AABB or AAAC including Maths, Chemistry and Biology, Human Biology or Physics plus English at National 5 (if not held at Higher). English is preferred as fourth subject. Advanced Higher Maths and Chemistry recommended for sixth year entrants.

Widening Access entry:
4 Highers at ABBB including Maths, Chemistry and Biology, Human Biology or Physics plus English at National 5 (if not held at Higher). English is preferred as fourth subject.

Entry to year 2 may be possible with 3 Advanced Highers at AAA including Maths, Biology, Chemistry or Physics.

Start Date

October

Qualification

Degree

Award

MChem

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

F190

Course Length

5 years

Faculty

Faculty of Science

Department

Pure and Applied Chemistry

SCQF Level

10

Career Sectors

Biology

Chemistry and Materials Science

Food Science and Technology

Mathematics and Statistics

Physics

Science General