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Medicinal and Biological Chemistry with an Assessed Year in Industry MSci (Hons)

University of Nottingham

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Master of Science (with Honours) - Msci (Hon)

  • Location

    University Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This accredited course explores the interplay between chemistry and biology to develop a deeper understanding of the two subjects. It is a four-year degree programme with an integrated masters. You will have the opportunity of an assessed year spent in a research laboratory of a major chemical company. You will be a paid employee and will work on a research project. Recent placement students have worked at organisations such as Actelion, AstraZeneca, BP, GlaxoSmithKline, Lubrizol and Sygnature.In your fourth year you will undertake your own major research project on a topic that interests you. This will help you further develop your practical ability, team working and problem-solving skills, in addition to academic literature and presentation skills.Studying in our modern facilities will give you valuable practical experience, preparing you for a wide range of careers. Our students go on to work in a variety of industries, including chemistry, physics and pharmaceuticals.  Employers of our previous graduates include leading organisations such as Boots, Cancer Research UK, the NHS and GlaxoSmithKline. We have been rated Gold for teaching excellence (Teaching Excellence Framework 2017). You'll be taught by academic staff who will feed your curiosity for chemistry. You may recognise some of our staff from the popular Periodic Videos YouTube channel.- Accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry- 11th for chemistry in the UK (Complete University Guide 2021)- Tailor your degree with optional modules- Flexibility to transfer between most chemistry degrees- Small group tutorials to support your learning

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 25,000per year

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

University information

University of Nottingham

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  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

The university offers a range of scholarships specifically for international applicants studying at any level.
A large number of courses at the university include a placement or work experience element, ensuring that students receive first-hand professional experience.
In September every year, the university runs a free welcome programme for new international students from outside the EU joining the University of Nottingham.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    45th out of 103 16

    11th out of 59 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    136 60%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    77 77%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%


  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    144 63%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    87 87%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%



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