For the Medicinal Chemistry element to this course, you will explore the complex chemical and biological processes involved in the design and manufacture of drugs and other therapies for treating disease. The Geology element will enable you to look at rocks, minerals and fossils, how they were formed and what they can tell us about the history of the Earth and its past environments.
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Ilona Serafin, MChem Chemistry (2016-2020)
"The MChem project really strengthened my personal and laboratory skills, and made me a more independent chemist. The academic staff are very enthusiastic and inspiring. They go out of their way to ensure we understand the Chemistry and they are always happy to help"
Nathan Wood, MChem Chemistry (2017-2020)
"Feedback from my Chemistry supervisors has developed both my personal and academic skills. The staff are always up for helping us out and you can have conversations with them...very enthusiastic which is inspiring. Staff actively push you to understand and think - which has helped me a lot"
Laura Harvey, Medicinal Chemistry and Neuroscience (2017-2020)
"The laboratory facilities available to me as a student studying Medicinal Chemistry were truly incredible. They improved my understanding and impacted greatly on my future career prospects"
Sana Shah - current geology student
"The main strength of the course is how supportive the lecturers are in the department, for example Dr Ian Stimpson who has an open door policy for students to come and see him." - read more about Sana Shah - current geology student
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