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Chemistry, Biological and Medicinal Chemistry with a year in York MChem (Hons)

University of York

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Master of Chemistry (with Honours) - MChem (H)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Chemistry is often referred to as the 'central science'. It covers topics as diverse as quantum mechanics and the study of atomic particles, to the molecular nature of biological systems and the Human Genome Project.

This degree will give you a strong grounding in fundamental chemistry. You'll also develop specialist knowledge of chemistry for biology and medicine, from the use of powerful microscopes to investigate the causes of genetic disease to exploring new treatments for cancer.

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry, assuring the quality of our teaching. This course meets the academic criteria for Chartered Chemist (CChem) status.

Year in York

Spend a year working on a research project with one of our renowned research groups.

Assessment

You'll be assessed in a number of different ways, depending on the modules you study. Forms of assessment include:

  • examinations
  • practical work
  • assessed workshops
  • presentations

Careers and skills

Although the majority of our graduate’s progress to become scientists, the analytical and transferable skills which constitute part of our degrees are recognised as suitable training for a wide range of careers.

About 40 graduates per year stay in the Department or join other universities to work for higher degrees. Most are involved in collaborative research projects, many with chemical companies.

Career opportunities

  • Innovative medicines graduate
  • Fuels technology chemist
  • Production chemist engineer
  • Products research scientist
  • Business services graduate
  • Auditor

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 22,650per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : AAB - A*AA

Essential Subjects:Chemistry (or equivalent) at grade A is essential. A second Science or Mathematics is preferred. We consider the following subjects as a second Science: Biology, Electronics, Geology and Physics.Information: Applicants taking Science A Levels that include a practical component will be required to pass.

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University information

University of York

  • University League Table

    22nd

  • Campus address

    University of York, Heslington, York, York, YO10 5DD, England

First-rate teaching by leading academics, plus award-winning employability programmes, help to prepare students for the international labour market.
A home on campus in York’s college environment brings together a diverse community of students from over 150 countries, offering lifelong connections.
York offers a wide range of specialist support to international students, including orientation, a Writing and Language Skills Centre, and immigration advice.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    15th out of 103 3

    5th out of 59 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    158 69%

    21st

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    77 77%

    30th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.35 87%

    5th

    4
  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    175 77%

    8th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    87 87%

    6th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.33 87%

    5th

    1

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