Medicinal and Biological Chemistry (Including Foundation Year) BSc (Hons)
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Medicinal and Biological Chemistry (Including Foundation Year) BSc (Hons)

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If you don't meet the entry requirements for the BSc (Hons) Medicinal and Biological Chemistry degree, you could opt to start your studies with a foundation year. The extra year is intended to give you the best possible preparation for success on the Chemistry degree. You'll study introductory modules relevant to the degree whilst developing key skills for academic study.

Medicinal and biological chemistry is the foundation of modern medicine. The life sciences industry is one of the largest industrial sectors in the UK, where you could use your skills to have a positive e?ect on health and wellbeing worldwide.

This is a truly multidisciplinary science. While chemistry forms the core of this Medicinal and Biological Chemistry degree, you'll also study biology, physiology, biochemistry and pharmacology to understand the links between human disease and its prevention and treatment through drug design.

To prepare you for the workplace there's a significant amount of simulated work-based learning as part of this course, as well as employability and professional development activities. In your final year, for example, you can complete a major project in the workplace or pursue an industry-linked project.

BSc (Hons), BSc (Hons) Award
September Start
Full-time Study Mode
4 years Duration

Entry Requirements For This Course

Typical A-Level Offer - EE to include a relevant Science subject but to exclude General Studies

Typical BTEC Offer - BTEC Extended Diploma Pass Pass Pass or BTEC Diploma Pass Pass in a relevant subject

Typical IB Offer - Pass the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum of 80 UCAS tariff points from Higher Levels to include Science or Maths.

Typical Access to HE Offer - Pass an Access to HE Diploma in Maths or Science and obtain a minimum of 80 UCAS tariff points

Additional Requirements - GCSE: The University normally requires a minimum 3 GCSEs including Mathematics/Numeracy and English at Grade C or Grade 4 or above, or their equivalent, but consideration is given to individual circumstances.

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