Overview

The Bachelor of Medicinal Chemistry is a multidisciplinary degree that provides graduates with unique skills by bringing together studies in contemporary biology, biochemistry, pharmacology and essential chemistry. It encompasses all aspects of new drug design and development, from concept to clinic stages. Many steps are involved – from the design and synthesis of novel drug candidates, to their biochemical effects, testing regimes, and regulatory and ethical considerations. In your Honours year, you will complete a supervised research project.

Program Code

3999

UAC Code

429720

CRICOS Code

088848B

Total units of credit (UOC)

192

Campus

Kensington

Indicative Enrolments

67

Why choose this degree?

You will graduate with a broad choice of career options and be in demand locally and globally by pharmaceutical companies and other science-based businesses.

Majors

  • Chemistry

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career opportunities

  • Chemist
  • Immunologist
  • Laboratory technician/manager
  • Medical technician
  • Patent specialist
  • Pharmacologist
  • Product developer
  • Toxicologist

Accreditation / Professional Recogntion

Royal Australian Chemical Institute

Assumed Knowledge

Chemistry, Mathematics

Entry requirements

2018 Lowest Rank

90.00

2019 Guaranteed Entry

90.00

2018 A Levels
2018 IB Diploma

33

2018 QLD OP

6

How to apply

Applications for undergraduate study from domestic students (Australian citizens, permanent residents and New Zealand citizens) are processed by the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

Visit the ‘Apply’ section of the UAC website and you can nominate up to five degrees in order of preference, with the first being your most desired degree and university.

On-time applications for admission usually close at the end of September each year for Term 1 admission. Late applications can be submitted, but a late fee will apply.

For study starting in Term 1, the majority of offers are made in December and January.

Visit the UAC website for key dates for admission outside of Term 1.

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