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BSc Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry / Overview

Year of entry: 2021

Degree awarded
BSc
Duration
3 years
Typical A-level offer

Grades AAA including chemistry plus one other science or maths subject. 

Typical contextual A-level offer (what is this?)
Grades AAB in any order including chemistry plus one other science or maths subject. 
Typical International Baccalaureate offer

36 points overall. Grades 6,6,6 in Higher Level subjects to include chemistry and one other science or mathematics.

Changes to International Baccalaureate Diploma Mathematics Courses from September 2019, first examination 2021. We are aware of the planned changes to the IB Mathematics curriculum. IB students will be able to choose from: Mathematics: analysis and approaches and Mathematics: applications and interpretation from September 2019.

For this programme of study we will accept either Mathematics: analysis and approaches or Mathematics: applications and interpretation at HL as the second science subject in addition to Chemistry HL.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
We receive approximately 1000 applications annually for 230 places in year 1.
How to apply
Apply through UCAS .
Apply through UCAS
UCAS course code
F150
UCAS institution code
M20

Course overview

  • A flexible degree providing a solid foundation in all core aspects of chemistry supplemented by specialist knowledge of medicinal chemistry. Over 80% of our recent graduates were in a graduate level job or further study within 6 months of finishing their course (Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey).
  • Study at a university ranked 5th in the UK for Chemistry (QS World University Rankings 2019)
  • Accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry.

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Fees

Tuition fees for home students commencing their studies in September 2021 will be £9,250 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £25,500 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).

Scholarships/sponsorships

The University of Manchester is committed to attracting and supporting the very best students. We have a focus on nurturing talent and ability and we want to make sure that you have the opportunity to study here, regardless of your financial circumstances.  For information about scholarships/bursaries/sponsorship please see our undergraduate fees pages and visit the Department website www.chemistry.manchester.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/scholarships/

Contact details

Department
Department of Chemistry
Contact name
Admissions Office
Telephone
+44 (0) 161 543 4021
Email
Website
https://www.chemistry.manchester.ac.uk
School/Faculty overview

Our internationally-renowned expertise across the School of Natural Sciences informs research led teaching with strong collaboration across disciplines, unlocking new and exciting fields and translating science into reality.  Our multidisciplinary learning and research activities advance the boundaries of science for the wider benefit of society, inspiring students to promote positive change through educating future leaders in the true fundamentals of science. Find out more about Science and Engineering at Manchester .

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