This professionally accredited MChem degree includes a year of advanced study at Master's level and provides a good basis for a PhD or career in research.
It equips you with a thorough understanding of all the main areas of chemistry, alongside in-depth knowledge of those aspects of chemistry that are important to the pharmaceutical industry.
Your specialist medicinal chemistry topics include:
In your fourth year, you take advanced modules, such as:
Supported by our research-active staff, you also conduct an extended research project on a topic of your choice, contributing to knowledge at the cutting edge of the field.
The quality of the chemistry study experience at Newcastle is recognised with an overall satisfaction score of 92% in the National Student Survey 2013.
You will be part of the School of Chemistry, which is based in the Bedson Building. We have some of the highest specification laboratory facilities in the country.
The diversity of the course here at Newcastle is one of the main reasons why I find it so enjoyable. The lecturers are also very engaging and willing to answer any questions that you have.