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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

    26-SEP-22

  • 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.

Application deadline

31 March 2022

Tuition fees

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£ 28,530per year

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

University information

UCL (University College London)

  • University League Table

    8th

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    9th out of 57

    12th out of 46 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    175 79%

    10th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%

    6th

    7
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    44th

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    161 73%

    6th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%

    14th

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    31st

    21

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