What will I learn?

Invent better, safer drugs in order to fight and cure diseases from Ebola to MRSA and cancer.Why Chemistry with Drug Discovery at Strathclyde?Accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry as fully meeting the educational requirement to become a Chartered Chemist.Benefit from 12-month paid industrial placement.Gain extensive practical laboratory experience.Options to study or undertake placement year abroad.Our relationships with GSK and AstraZeneca enhance your career prospects.Your CareerThis course maximises your opportunity of employment in the medicinal chemistry and pharmaceutical industries. Your skills will also be in demand in other areas.Recent graduate job roles include: Drug discovery Chemistry research scientist Regulatory affairs executiveScientific communication specialistDrug sale manager

Which department am I in?

Pure and Applied Chemistry

Study options

Full Time (5 Years)

Tuition fees
£19,750.00 (US$ 25,683) per year
This is a fixed fee

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Start date

14 September 2020


University of Strathclyde

McCance Building,

16 Richmond Street,


Glasgow, City Of,

G1 1XQ, Scotland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students require completion of the High School Diploma, plus one of the following: successful completion of one year of University in the USA; or SAT score of 1800 (600 minimum in SAT I tests: Critical Reading, Mathematics and Writing) + 2 APs at Grade 4; or SAT score of 1800 (600 minimum in Critical Reading, Mathematics and Writing) + 2 SAT Subject tests with 600 minimum; or ACT Composite score of 27 minimum + 2 SAT Subject tests with 600 minimum; or ACT Composite score of 27 minimum + 2 APs at Grade 4; or 3 APs at Grade 4 minimum; or 3 SAT Subject tests with 600 minimum. A combination of AP and SAT subject tests are acceptable provided they are in different subjects.

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About this uni

With more than 23,000 students from over 100 countries, Strathclyde University is a vibrant and welcoming place for students from all backgrounds.

  • The university Careers Service was voted UK Top 4 by students
  • To ensure a safe environment, there are over 90 security staff
  • 94% of graduates are in work or further study
  • More than 200 clubs and societies, and 50 fitness clubs