Medicinal Chemistry MChem

Course Overview - Medicinal Chemistry MChem

Chemistry is a core science subject that touches every aspect of our daily lives and is central to our sustainable future within a knowledge-based society. Medicinal chemists develop life-saving drugs and vaccines that can enhance our quality of life beyond measure and play essential roles in tackling grand challenges such as antimicrobial resistance. Our courses will equip you with skills essential for your professional career, including the ability to analyse problems, to work as part of a team, and to develop laboratory, numeracy and communication skills. You will gain an appreci...

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

4 Years

Start Date

15/09/2025

Campus

Main Site

Course Address
University Road
Belfast
BT7 1NN

Application Details

Course Code

F15A

Institution Code

Q75

Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff

Scottish Higher

Access to HE Diploma

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

36

6,6,6 at Higher Level to include Chemistry and a second Science subject (see list under A-level).

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

H2,H2,H3,H3,H3,H3

To include Higher Level grade H2 in Chemistry and a second Science (see list under A-level). If not offered at Higher Level then Ordinary Level grade O4 in English and Mathematics.

Scottish Advanced Higher

A,A,A

Advanced Higher Chemistry + a second Science subject required (see list under A-level). Offers are normally made on the basis of a combination of Scottish Highers and Advanced Highers.

A level

A,A,A

Two Science subjects required to include Chemistry. Relevant Science subjects - Biology, Computer Science, ICT (not Applied), Digital Technology, Electronics, Environmental Science, Environmental Technology, Geography, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Technology & Design. Other subjects considered on an individual basis. A-level General Studies and Critical Thinking are normally excluded from offers. However, the grade achieved may be taken into account when results are published in August and may be used in a tie-break situation.

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Fees and funding

Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland £4,750
England, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands £9,250
EU, International £25,300

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