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Organic Chemistry: Drug Discovery MRes

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

25-SEP-23

Key information
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Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Pharmacology Organic Chemistry Chemistry (General)

Course type

Research

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.

Modules

Analytical Chemistry - Core
Professional Development - Core
Biological Chemistry - Core
Principles of Drug Design - Core
Transferable/Research Skills - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

14,100

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

35,000

Entry requirements

A minimum of a second-class Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

University information

UCL (University College London) is consistently ranked among the top ten universities in the world, conducting leading research across a wide range of subject areas. Throughout its long and prestigious history, it has inspired and educated countless minds and produced 30 Nobel prize recipients. With one campus located in the heart of Bloomsbury and a second campus in vibrant east London, the university is home to around 42,000 students...more

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