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 .
- Sustainable Development Goals
Find out how this course aligns to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, including learning which relates to:
- Goal 3: Good health and well-being
- Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy
- Goal 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure
- Goal 12: Responsible consumption and production
- Goal 13: Climate action
- 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 7th in Europe for Chemistry (QS World University Rankings 2023).
- We're the most targeted university by the UK's leading graduate employers ( High Fliers Research 2022 ).
- Accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Tuition fees for home students commencing their studies in September 2023 will be £9,250 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £32,000 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).
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 .
UN Sustainable Development Goals
The 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are the world's call to action on the most pressing challenges facing humanity. At The University of Manchester, we address the SDGs through our research and particularly in partnership with our students.
Led by our innovative research, our teaching ensures that all our graduates are empowered, inspired and equipped to address the key socio-political and environmental challenges facing the world.
To illustrate how our teaching will empower you as a change maker, we've highlighted the key SDGs that our courses address.
Goal 3: Good health and well-being
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all
Goal 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure
Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
Goal 12: Responsible consumption and production
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
Goal 13: Climate action
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
- Department of Chemistry
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- +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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