Chemistry for Drug Discovery (with Year Abroad) BSc (Hons)

University of Bath

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Course info

UCAS CODE F153
Combine your passion for chemistry with a desire to make a real contribution to the development of new pharmaceuticals.You’ll gain a solid foundation in chemistry with a focus on how drugs and medicines are designed and made, how they work and why they’re successful. Major pharmaceutical companies have contributed to the design of the course so you can be sure that you will gain experience in areas that are of interest to industry.You’ll develop in-depth knowledge of the drug design process, ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

Chemistry
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
46th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
9th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
12th

Start date and duration

Start date
04-OCT-21
Sandwich
4 Years

Chemistry

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 96 = 4% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Chemistry graduate salary at this uni
£25,000
UK Chemistry graduate salary
£23,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, April 2021

Entry requirements
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Chemistry

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Chemistry
100%
Mathematics
89%
Biology
50%
Physics
37%
Further Mathematics
9%

Tuition fees

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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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More info: A thick sandwich placement means you are away from the University working or studying for at least one continuous academic year. For Paid or Unpaid non-Erasmus work £1,850, Erasmus study or work and Non-Erasmus study £1,385.

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£9,250 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.

More info: A thick sandwich placement means you are away from the University working or studying for at least one continuous academic year. For Paid or Unpaid non-Erasmus work £1,850, Erasmus study or work and Non-Erasmus study £1,385.

Students from Channel Islands
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Students from EU EU Students
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£23,400 per year
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More info: Placement year fee £6,500.

International Students
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Where you'll study

University of Bath

Registry Claverton Down Road Claverton Down Bath
Bath And North East Somerset
BA2 7AY United Kingdom Nearest train station: Bath Spa  0.7 miles away

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