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MChem (H) Chemistry with Medicinal Sciences (4 years)

University of Southampton
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Course UCAS code: F1BC
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  • MChem (H), Full-time , Duration: 4 Years
Course Summary:
Southampton's MChem Chemistry with Medicinal Sciences programme is aimed at people who have a passion for chemistry and want to take a second subject – medicinal sciences - to a very high level. This four-year course is run across the two areas of Chemistry and Biological Sciences, with specialism in pharmacology and medicinal chemistry and also contains a six-month placement in industry or academia abroad.
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Chemical theory, structure and synthesis - Sustainable energy and catalysis – Electrochemistry and its applications - Applied organic synthesis: natural products, pesticides and pharmaceuticals – Spectroscopic theory and analysis – Nanoscience: technology and advanced materials –Crystallography and structural science - Chemical biology: molecular diagnostics and therapeutics – Functional inorganic and organic materials – Computational chemistry and modelling
Assessment Methods:
There are written examinations at the end of each semester to test your knowledge and understanding of material presented in the lectures and workshops. The practical work is continuously assessed primarily through written reports. Project work is assessed by dissertation and oral examination together with a report on your relevant skills from your supervisor. A written literature review related to the project is also assessed. Coursework exercises based on the lecture material are set each week and feedback is provided promptly. In some cases coursework marks are used in calculating your overall mark for the particular module of study. However in most cases coursework is simply to give you an indication of your progress. The research project will be assessed via a variety of means including review of your laboratory notebook, your assessments of the risks and hazards of your work, written reports, oral presentations, the production of a dissertation, and an oral examination.
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15 January

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