Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry (MChem) MChem (Hons)

Newcastle University

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UCAS CODE F123
This professionally accredited MChem degree includes a year of advanced study at Masters level and provides a good basis for a PhD or career in research. It equips you with a thorough understanding of all the main areas of chemistry, alongside in-depth knowledge of those aspects of chemistry that are important to the pharmaceutical industry. Supported by our research-active staff, you also conduct an extended research project on a topic of your choice, contributing to knowledge at the cutting ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

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WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2022 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
57th / 95
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
36th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
17th

Start date and duration

Start date
18-SEP-23
Full Time
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
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Chemistry graduate salary at this uni
£24,000
UK Chemistry graduate salary
£21,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, September 2022

Entry requirements
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Previous study
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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
97%
Mathematics
63%
Biology
58%
Physics
23%
General Studies
11%

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17 Mar 22

Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry (MChem) MChem (Hons)

Enjoyed the atmosphere of uni, being with friends in lectures and social life Student accommodation was poor and uni...

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Newcastle University
CUG ranking
36th
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Newcastle University is a future-focused institution with a long history of delivering high quality education, alongside a reputation for academic excellence. As a founding member of the elite Russell Group, Newcastle is known for world-class, royally recognised research and innovative teaching methods covering a comprehensive portfolio of subjects. The university is continually investing in its campus facilities and human capital, ensuring that students have access to state-of-the-art and industry relevant equipment, as well as a highly fulfilling learning experience. The main campus is located in the centre of the city, with fast and convenient railway connections to the rest of the country. Newcastle is surrounded by beautiful countryside and is renowned for Northumberland’s miles upon miles of beaches and rugged coastline.

Where you'll study

Newcastle University

King's Gate Newcastle upon Tyne
Northumberland
NE1 7RU United Kingdom Nearest train station: Newcastle Central  0.5 miles away

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