Chemical Research (Biological Chemistry) (MSc)

the United Kingdom

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The award
MSc

How long you will study
1 year

Domestic course fees
GBP 7835 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 19070 per year

All study options

About Chemical Research (Biological Chemistry) at Postgraduate Science at Leicester

This MSc explores the exciting science at the boundary between biology and chemistry and the ways in which the challenges of the worldwide pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries are being addressed. It aims to develop research, synthetic and analytical skills for careers in the global pharmaceutical industry or further research leading to a PhD.

The course comprises tutorials, lectures and six months of intensive laboratory work before undertaking a five-month independent research project. You will study how preparative biological chemistry relates to the pharmaceutical industry and drug discovery programmes, including the principals of combinatorial synthesis.

As well as developing your core knowledge of cancer research, you will learn how to critically analyse research data and research publications, and how to communicate scientific concepts and processes.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 7835 per yearInternational course feesGBP 19070 per year

Notes about fees for this course

Tuition fees for the 2019/20 academic year are yet to be confirmed.

Entry requirements

IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. If your first language is not English, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. If you do not yet meet our requirements, our English Language Teaching Unit (ELTU) offers a range of courses to help you to improve your English to the necessary standard.

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