What will I learn?

Chemistry is a fundamental science which has a huge impact on our day to day lives. The crucial roles that the pharmaceutical and medicinal chemistry industries have played in the fight against COVID-19 has also increased public awareness and perception of the challenges being faced and thus the national strategic importance of these industries. This integrated masters course places emphasis on research alongside developing your laboratory, practical and professional skills, and a specialism in medicinal chemistry in the final year of the degree. To provide a base for this advanced learning, the course shares Years 1, 2 and 3 with the Chemistry BSc course.**Reasons to choose Kingston**-Kingston's state-of-the-art laboratories include networked computers for each workspace, newly refurbished through a £6 million investment.-This MChem degree is ideal if you are considering a career as an industrial or medicinal chemist.-Two independent research projects, at least one of which will in medicinal chemistry, enabling you to develop advanced research skills.

Which department am I in?

Department of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Study options

Full Time (5 Years)

Tuition fees
Year 1 (2022/23): £15,400 Year 2 (2023/24): £15,800 Year 3 (2024/25): £16,200 Year 4 (2025/26): £16,600
Start date

19 September 2022


Main Site

Yorkon Building,

Kingston University Kingston upon Thames,


KT2 7LB, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

A Levels to include a Science subject with grade C or above e.g. Chemistry, Biology, Nutrition and Food Science, Food Technology, Food Studies, Home Economics (Food, Nutrition and Health), Psychology and Physical Education. We also count Extended Project towards your total UCAS points. General Studies not accepted

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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