After developing a solid grounding in science and mathematics from the core units in first year, this group of units allows you to pursue a breadth minor in Pharmaceutical Chemistry.
This chemistry minor is focussed upon the processes involved in the development and preparation of new pharmaceutical products. The development of a new pharmaceutical product can be a long and involved process. The units in this minor cover the discovery process looking at historical and modern methods of drug discovery and design from drug mining to the latest computer aided design. Complimenting this area of study are units looking at synthetic organic chemical techniques which highlight the methodology involved in preparing the final pharmaceutical product.

This minor is appropriate for student undertaking major studies in a range of science discipline areas who wish to complement their studies with an understanding of the discovery, design and preparation of pharmaceutical products.

Unitset details

Study level:
Undergraduate
Unitset type:
Discipline Minor
Unitset code:
NMIPCH

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