Medicinal Chemistry (Taught) | Master's degree | Health & Well-Being | On Campus | 1-3 Years | Cardiff University | United Kingdom
The search for new drugs to combat serious illnesses is an important and exciting challenge at the forefront of medical research. As a medicinal chemist, you can have a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of millions of people worldwide.
On the course, you will explore the wider context of drug discovery, business and healthcare, as well as developing the knowledge and laboratory skills needed to design drugs. You will also investigate the relationship between medicinal chemists and drug discovery companies with stakeholders such as patients, investors and governments.
There are opportunities for you to gain hands-on experience within a medicinal chemistry team during your research project.
The field of medicinal chemistry is becoming increasingly important as we continue to push the boundaries in the discovery of new drugs and applications in healthcare. This MSc in Medicinal Chemistry will allow you to specialise in this area and explore the wider context of drug discovery, business and healthcare.
Accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Our School of Chemistry is ranked 9th in the UK in the most recent REF cycle.
Cardiff University has invested over £20 million in our Chemistry research facilities.
Network and build contacts with industry professionals who are frequently invited to present guest seminars.
Our research partners range from local and national SMEs to some of the world's largest multinationals.
Available on a one year full-time or three year part-time basis.
Explore medicinal chemistry in a wider industrial context, including how businesses interact with patients and investors.
Specialise in an area of interest to you with an end of course research project.
Some industrial and academic placements are available in the UK or abroad for the research project.
The modules shown are an example of the typical curriculum and will be reviewed prior to the 2020/21 academic year. The final modules will be published by Sept