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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 9k / Year
  • Foreign: $ 15.5k / Year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English
  • Deadline:
  • 15 janeiro 2016


    This professionally accredited degree provides you with a thorough understanding of all the main areas of chemistry, combined with in-depth knowledge of the aspects of chemistry that are important to the pharmaceutical industry.

    Your specialist medicinal chemistry topics include:

    • the principles of drug design
    • enzyme chemistry
    • toxicology
    • chemotherapy

    You develop the professional laboratory skills required to work in the sector through practical experience in our high-spec teaching labs, which are some of the best in the UK.

    Our research-active staff mean you’ll study at the cutting edge of this life-changing field.

    Quality and ranking

    The quality of the chemistry study experience at Newcastle is recognised with an overall satisfaction score of 92% in the National Student Survey 2013.

    Detailed Course Facts

    Application deadline January 15 Tuition fee
    • GBP 9000 Year (EEA)
    • GBP 15490 Year (Non-EEA)
    Start date September 2015 Credits (ECTS) 180 ECTS
    Duration full-time 36 months Languages Take an IELTS test
    • English
    Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Full-time Intensity Flexible

    Course Content

    Our degrees are divided into Stages. Each Stage lasts for an academic year and you need to complete modules totalling 120 credits by the end of each Stage.

    Please be aware that programme modules do change and therefore may differ for your year of entry.

    Stage 1

    Compulsory modules

    • CHY1101 Basic Organic Chemistry
    • CHY1102 Fundamentals of Biological and Medicinal Chemistry
    • CHY1201 Elements of Physical Chemistry
    • CHY1204 General Chemistry
    • CHY1205 Introductory Physical Chemistry
    • CHY1301 Fundamentals of Inorganic Chemistry
    • CHY1402 Analytical Methods and their Applications

    Stage 2

    Compulsory modules

    • CHY2001 Group Assignment in Chemistry or Medicinal Chemistry
    • CHY2101 Organic Chemistry
    • CHY2102 Bioactive Natural Products
    • CHY2103 Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Design
    • CHY2201 Physical Chemistry
    • CHY2301 Inorganic Chemistry
    • CHY2401 Structural Chemistry

    Stage 3

    Compulsory modules

    • CHY3007 Chemical Biology
    • CHY3009 Information Literacy
    • CHY3108 Advanced Organic Chemistry
    • CHY3109 Advanced Medicinal Chemistry
    • CHY3306 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
    • CHY3401 Problem Solving A


    English Language Requirements

    IELTS band : 6.5 TOEFL iBT® test : 90

    To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

    take an IELTS test. More About IELTS


    All candidates are considered on an individual basis. If your qualifications are not listed here, please see our additional entry requirements web pages to find out which other qualifications are considered.

    - A Levels

    ABB including Chemistry and preferably Mathematics or another science subject. GCSE Mathematics grade B required if not offered at a higher level.

    - Scottish Qualifications

    AABBB at Higher Grade including Chemistry, and preferably Mathematics or another science subject. Mathematics required at grade 2 Standard Grade (or Intermediate 2 equivalent) if not offered at a higher level. Combinations of Highers and Advanced Highers accepted.

    - International Baccalaureate

    34 points including Higher Level Chemistry grade 6 or above. Standard Level Mathematics or Mathematical Studies required at grade 5 if not offered at Higher Level.

    - Irish Leaving Certificate

    A1A1B1B1B at Higher Level to include Chemistry and preferably Mathematics or another science subject.

    - Access Qualifications

    Candidates are welcomed and considered on an individual basis, however, a level 3 unit in Chemistry is essential.

    - BTEC Level 5 HND

    Applicants will be considered on an individual basis.

    - BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (formerly BTEC National Diploma)

    Applicants will be considered on an individual basis.

    - Cambridge Pre-U

    D3, M2, M2 in Principal Subjects including Chemistry and preferably Mathematics or another science subject. GCSE Mathematics grade B required if not offered at a higher level.

    - English Language Requirements

    For this degree you will need a minimum score of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
    Visit our International Students webpages to find out more about our English language admission requirements and English language support courses offered by INTO Newcastle University.

    - International Foundation Programmes

    If you are an international student and you do not meet the academic and English language requirements specified above, you should consider a preparation course at INTO Newcastle University, which will help to prepare you for study on this degree course. INTO Newcastle University is based on the University campus and offers a range of courses including the International Foundation in Physical Sciences and Engineering.

    Work Experience

    No work experience is required.

    Related Scholarships*

    • Academic Excellence Scholarship

      "The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."

    • Access Bursary

      Bursary for UK students all subjects where the variable tuition fee rate is payable.

    • Alumni Bursary

      Alumni Bursary for UK Undergraduate students

    * The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than Newcastle University.


    This degree is professionally accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry. Studying an RSC-accredited degree satisfies the academic requirements for the award of Chartered Chemist (CChem) and leads to full membership of the RSC on graduation.

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