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Organic Chemistry: Drug Discovery MRes

UCL (University College London)

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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    UCL (University College London)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The Organic Chemistry: Drug Discovery MRes at UCL offers students the opportunity to follow an integrated course of research and interdisciplinary study. Students gain outstanding training in synthetic organic chemistry applied to drug design, together with a breadth of experience in several areas of synthetic methodology and chemical biology. The programme provides a thorough foundation in drug design, advanced organic synthesis and biological chemistry, together with modules on research techniques, professional development and entrepreneurship. Students will carry out a substantial research project on organic/medicinal chemistry or chemical biology over a ten-month period.

Careers

The MRes has been developed in response to the needs of the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors for highly qualified students as leaders in the discovery of new medicines. The pharmaceutical sector is a major employer in the UK and high-quality graduates with an understanding of the sector are always in demand. Our recent graduates have taken up PhD positions, are working in industry and have entered teacher training.

Tuition fees

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£ 26,890per year

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University information

UCL (University College London)

  • University League Table

    10th

  • Campus address

    UCL (University College London), Gower Street, London, Camden, WC1E 6BT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    9th out of 59

    7th out of 46

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    168 74%

    10th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    13th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    43rd

    6
  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    168 74%

    7th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    94 94%

    23rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.23 85%

    10th

    30

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