12 months
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23950 GBP/year
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About

The Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry programme of the University of Glasgow will extend the depth and breadth of your knowledge in all branches of chemistry and with some specialisation in medicinal chemistry, this programme will be suited to the role of a professional chemist capable of conducting research.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Why this programme

  • All of our Masters programmes in the School of Chemistry are accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry.
  • The School of Chemistry is a member of ScotCHEM that brings together seven Universities in Scotland. ScotCHEM is committed to excellence and to providing the highest quality postgraduate education and researcher experience.  
  • The school has an Athena Swan Bronze Award, demonstrating the school’s commitment to supporting women in scientific studies and careers, and to improving the working environment for all.
  • You will benefit from our links with industrial scientists, often from pharmaceutical companies, who regularly visit the School of Chemistry to give presentations.
  • You will undertake a research project embedded within one of our internationally-leading research groups, and supplemented by specialist lecture courses.
  • You will develop transferable skills that will improve your career prospects, such as project management, team-working, advanced data analysis, problem-solving, preparing and presenting oral and poster presentations, critical evaluation of scientific literature, advanced laboratory and computing skills, and how to effectively communicate with different audiences.
  • Our Masters programmes will, therefore, provide an excellent foundation for any kind of career of scientific leadership in academia and industry.

Career Prospects

Career opportunities in the chemical or pharmaceutical industry, from bench work and instrumentation to regulatory affairs, health & safety, and intellectual property/patents. Research-related jobs usually require a PhD, for which this programme provides an ideal preparation.

Graduates of this programme have gone on to positions as researchers in pharmaceutical companies and universities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry for Chemistry and Mathematics
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Frontiers Of Chemistry
  • Research Skills

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally at least a 2.1 Honours degree in chemistry (or equivalent).
  • Please note BSc and MSci Chemistry and BSc and MSci Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry graduates from the University of Glasgow should not apply for this programme.
  • A copy (or copies) of your official degree certificate(s) (if you have already completed your degree)
  • A copy (or copies) of your official academic transcript(s), showing full details of subjects studied and grades/marks obtained
  • Official English translations of the certificate(s) and transcript(s)
  • One reference letter on headed paper
  • Evidence of your English language ability (if your first language is not English)
  • Any additional documents required for this programme (see Entry requirements for this programme)
  • A copy of the photo page of your passport (Non-EU students only)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23950 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10950 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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