UNSW Sydney

Bachelor of Medicinal Chemistry (Honours)

UNSW Sydney
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4 yearsfull-time
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Why study this course

This is a professionally oriented, interdisciplinary program. Medicinal Chemistry is the development of new pharmaceutical agents, from concept to clinic. This involves design and synthesis of novel drug candidates, to their biochemical effects, testing regimes and regulatory and ethical considerations. Graduates are equipped with a unique and wide harmony of skills, from fundamental chemistry through to relevant pharmacology and molecular biology skills.

Career Insights from SEEK

Roles related to this course: Laboratory Technician, Technical Officer, Laboratory Assistant, Research Fellow, and 2 more.

Entry requirements

Year 12 (senior secondary certificate)

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Kensington

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

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Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are eligible for a subsidy, concession, or government loan
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

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What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, UNSW Sydney can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Visit UNSW Sydney's website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

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Bachelor of Medicinal Chemistry (Honours)
UNSW Sydney
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Published Jul 2018
Bachelor of Medicinal Chemistry (Honours)UNSW Sydney
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Positive: - Content is comprehensive - Lecturers/staff are usually very helpful - Research skills are a big focus Negative: - Somewhat unorganised - New lecturers often repeat covered content
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Bachelor of Medicinal Chemistry (Honours)

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