Chemistry with Drug Discovery MChem

University of Strathclyde

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Course Summary

Invent better, safer drugs in order to fight and cure diseases from Ebola to MRSA and cancer.Why Chemistry with Drug Discovery at Strathclyde?Accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry as fully meeting the educational requirement to become a Chartered Chemist.Benefit from 12-month paid industrial placement.Gain extensive practical laboratory experience.Options to study or undertake placement year abroad.Our relationships with GSK and AstraZeneca enhance your career prospects.Your CareerThis course maximises your opportunity of employment in the medicinal chemistry and pharmaceutical industries. Your skills will also be in demand in other areas.Recent graduate job roles include: Drug discovery Chemistry research scientist Regulatory affairs executiveScientific communication specialistDrug sale manager

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Year 2 entry: Chemistry, Maths, Physics or Biology. Year 1 entry: As above but only one of Maths, Physics/Biology.

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£9,250 per year

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The University of Strathclyde is situated in the heart of Glasgow – one of the UK's largest cities. It has a vibrant, international community including more than 23,000 students from over 100 countries, with overseas students accounting for over 21% of the total.


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