Why study Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry (MChem) at Warwick?
Our MChem Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry degree provides a solid foundation in chemistry coupled with
specialist knowledge in advanced medicinal chemistry/biochemistry. During specialist modules taken in Years 3 and 4, you will explore the process of medicinal drug discovery, starting from the initial concept of a new product, to the discovery stage, clinical trials, scale-up and production. You can explore the biochemistry of these processes,
and how this leads to medical breakthroughs. In addition to research-led teaching from top academics in their field, you will benefit from external lectures given by pharmaceutical industry leaders.
You will carry out a range of interdisciplinary experiments in your first two years that will prepare you for an experimental project in the area of Medicinal Chemistry during your third year. Your fourth year research
project will also be based on your specialism, and you can expect to be working on drug discovery of novel antibiotic, anticancer or anti-inflammatory compounds through organic synthesis or natural product isolation.
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Placements are a great way for you to enhance your degree. Warwick students have the option of industrial placements throughout the UK or academic placements across Europe or in Singapore or Australia.
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