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Organic Chemistry: Drug Discovery MRes

Key information
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Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Drug Medicine Control (Nursing) Organic Chemistry Pharmacology

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. This degree involves a cutting-edge research project in the laboratory a member of research staff at UCL Chemistry. This is one of the leading research departments in the UK with staff undertaking world-leading research in all areas of chemistry and chemical biology. 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.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

Transferable/Research Skills (15 Credits) - Core
Professional Development (15 Credits) - Core
Analytical Chemistry (15 Credits) - Core
Principles of Drug Design (15 Credits) - Core
Biological Chemistry (15 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,570

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£25,150

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have 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.