MChem Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry / Overview
Year of entry: 2023
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- Degree awarded
- 4 years
- Typical A-level offer
A*AA, including Chemistry and at least one other science or mathematics subject.
- Typical contextual A-level offer
AAA, including Chemistry and at least one other science or mathematics subject.Find out more about contextual admissions.
- Refugee/care-experienced offer
Applicants who have been in local authority care for more than three months or have refugee status may be eligible for an offer two grades below the standard requirements. A-level Chemistry will still be required at grade A.Find out more about contextual admissions.
- Typical International Baccalaureate offer
37 points overall with 7,6,6 at Higher Level, including Chemistry and at least one other science or mathematics subject.
We will accept Mathematics: Analysis and Approaches or Mathematics: Applications and Interpretation.
- Number of places/applicants
- We receive approximately 1000 applications annually for 230 places in year 1.
- How to apply
- Apply through UCAS .
- Gain strong foundation in core chemistry, supplemented by specialist knowledge of medicinal chemistry.
- Take course units that cover biochemistry, medicines and drug discovery, and the major disease areas to complement your core chemistry studies.
- Gain considerable practical laboratory experience.
- Study at a university ranked 4th in the UK and 6th in Europe for Chemistry (QS World University Rankings 2021).
- We're the most targeted university by the UK's leading graduate employers ( High Fliers Research 2020 ).
- Accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Fees for entry in 2023 have not yet been set. For entry in 2022 the tuition fees were £9,250 per annum for home students, and are expected to increase slightly for 2023 entry.
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).
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- Department of Chemistry
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- Admissions Office
- +44 (0)161 543 4021
- 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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