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CH3F9 - Molecular Pharmacology

  • Module code: CH3F9
  • Module name: Molecular Pharmacology
  • Department: Chemistry
  • Credit: 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The aim of the module is to describe current developments, methods and techniques in drug design and drug discovery in the pharmaceutical industry. The module is given by representatives of major pharmaceutical companies, who present case studies and techniques in modern drug discovery and drug development. The module also aims to develop transferable skills. This module is assessed by 100% assessed work. For 15 CATS, students will prepare a team presentation of an assigned topic in medicinal chemistry, make an oral presentation, and prepare an individual written assignment. For 7.5 CATS, students will prepare an individual written assignment.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module the student should be able to: Describe and present current advances in drug design, drug discovery and drug development Work effectively in a team in order to research and present a report in the area of current drug discovery Make an effective written presentation on a topic in current drug discovery Make an effective oral presentation on a topic in current drug discovery

Timetabled teaching activities

12 lectures by visiting speakers, 3 hr oral presentation session.

Departmental link

http://go.warwick.ac.uk/CH3F9

Other essential notes

Pre-requisites: CH269

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: CH3F9-15)
A (Assessed work only) Team-based assignment (12,500 words) 40%
  Individual assignment (3000 words) 40%
  Oral Presentation 16%
  Management Report of team-based assignment 4%
VA (Visiting students only) 100% assessed visiting exchange students 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core
  • Undergraduate Master of Chemistry (with International Placement) (F111) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Chemistry 3 Year Variants (F121) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Chemistry (with Intercalated Year) Variants (F122) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Master of Chemistry Variants (F125) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Master of Chemistry Variants (F126) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Master of Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry(with Intercalated Year) (F127) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Master of Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry(with Intercalated Year) (F127) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate MChem Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry with Industrial Training (F128) - Year 4
Optional Core

N/A

Optional

N/A