BSc (Hons), Sandwich Including Foundation Year
, Duration: 5 Years
A foundation year can develop your skills and make it easier to get started at university. It is an extra year of study at the start of your course that leads in to a full degree programme. Itâs a great option if:
- You donât have the grades for a full degree course
- You have non-traditional qualifications or experience
- Youâre starting university after some time away from education
- Youâre looking for more support during the transition into university study.
**Life as a foundation year student**
During a foundation year youâll learn about your chosen subject, develop your study skills and get used to university life. On successful completion of your foundation year, youâll be ready to progress to the first year of your degree course.
As a foundation year student, youâll be a full student of the University and part of our community. Youâll have access to all our campus facilities and support.
**Why choose this course**
Our professionally-accredited Medicinal Chemistry courses, which include modules delivered by our School of Biosciences and Medicine, will teach you the fundamentals of medicinal chemistry and encourage you to make your own discoveries.
Youâll 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 youâll have an excellent academic experience with the knowledge and skills you need to enter the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industries. Our chemistry courses are ranked 8th in the UK by the Guardian University Guide 2020.
**What you will study**
Our Medicinal Chemistry courses will train you in core and medicinal chemistry, covering topics such as physiology, pharmacology and cell biology.
Youâll also benefit from Surreyâs excellent links with leading pharmaceutical companies, where you can choose to complete a Professional Training placement.
To see the full range of modules for this course please visit our website â the link is under the Course contact details, to the right. You will also find full details of the programme, including programme structure, assessment methods, contact hours and Graduate prospects.
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