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Medicinal Chemistry BSc (Hons)



What will I learn?

**Why choose this course**Our professionally accredited BSc and MChem Medicinal Chemistry courses teach you the fundamentals of medicinal chemistry and encourage you to make your own discoveries. You’ll also have the opportunity to study modules delivered by our School of Biosciences and Medicine.You’ll benefit from our research-active academics and strong professional links, gaining the confidence to translate your ideas into practice.Our Department offers one of the best staff-to-student ratios in the country, ensuring you’ll have excellent support, gaining the knowledge and skills you need to enter the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industries.Our chemistry courses are ranked 10th in the UK by the Guardian University Guide 2021.**What you will study**Our medicinal chemistry courses train you in core and medicinal chemistry, covering topics such as physiology, pharmacology and cell biology.You’ll also benefit from Surrey’s excellent links with leading pharmaceutical companies, where you can choose to complete a Professional Training or Industrial Research placement.You can apply to study for either a BSc or an MChem (Master of Chemistry). The MChem builds on the BSc course with a masters year, and is a direct route to a masters qualification. If you study for an MChem, you’ll spend a year doing industry-based research before returning for a final year of masters-level modules.Depending on your progress, you may have the option to switch to a BSc or MChem during your studies.

Which department am I in?

FEPS - Department of Chemistry

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£23,800.00 (US$ 28,711) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

18 September 2023


Stag Hill

Stag Hill,



GU2 7XH, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants taking an A-level science subject with the Science Practical Endorsement are required to pass the practical element. Please note: A-level General Studies and A-level Critical Thinking are not accepted.

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


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