M.Sc. On Campus

Medicinal Chemistry

Kingston University

12 months
15400 GBP/year
9620 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Medicinal Chemistry course at Kingston University emphasises the key skills required in this specialised area of science including computing and statistical skills, data collection, communication skills, time management, organisational and team-working skills.


The aim of the Medicinal Chemistry course at Kingston University is to teach students how medicinal chemistry is used to discover small molecule therapeutics or biologics. Also, it will arm students with critical and technical knowledge of the analysis, development and design of medicines plus related disciplines (such as drug screening and biomarkers). Students will study and explore recent trends in chemical and biological therapeutics and cutting-edge technologies used within the pharmaceutical industry.


Our links with industry provide a practical base for our courses. They also help us to ensure your studies are kept up to date and relevant to the working environment. Past students have undertaken project placements in the pharmaceutical industry, forensic labs, analytical consultancies, hospital labs and research labs.

Programme Structure

Modules including:

  • Statistics and Quality Systems
  • Design, Discovery and Development of Pharmaceuticals
  • Medicinal Chemistry in the Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Manufacture and Clinical Trials of Medicines
  • Drug Screening

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A BSc Hons 2:2 or equivalent in Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Science or a related discipline with a significant chemistry component.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9620 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9620 GBP per year during 12 months.

UK students tuition fees:

  • MSc part time: £5,291
International students tuition fees: 
  • MSc part time: £8,470

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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