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C09077v1 Bachelor of Medicinal Chemistry (Honours)

Award(s): Bachelor of Medicinal Chemistry (Honours) (BMedChem(Hons))
CRICOS code: 084273B
Commonwealth supported place?: Yes
Load credit points: 48
Course EFTSL: 1
Location: City campus

Overview
Career options
Course intended learning outcomes
Admission requirements
Course duration and attendance
Course structure
Course completion requirements
Other information

Overview

The Bachelor of Medicinal Chemistry (Honours) offers training in research and introduces advanced areas of study in medicinal chemistry.

This course provides students with a unique opportunity to undertake original research and gain in-depth knowledge in a particular area of medicinal chemistry. Honours students have access to staff who are leading researchers and experts in their fields. Undertaking an honours course allows students to explore their research potential and develop research skills. Honours also provides a pathway for students interested in pursuing postgraduate studies at master's and doctorate level, and enhances graduates' career and study options.

Career options

Career options include positions in pharmaceutical industries, biotechnology start-ups, clinical trials management and government regulatory authorities.

Course intended learning outcomes

1.0 Disciplinary knowledge and its appropriate application
2.0 An inquiry-oriented approach
3.0 Professional skills and their appropriate application
4.0 The ability to be a life-long learner
5.0 Engagement with the needs of society
6.0 Communication skills
7.0 Initiative and innovative ability

Admission requirements

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline at an appropriate level.

The honours program is open to students who have attained at least a credit average over the final two-thirds of the undergraduate program.

The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place.

International students

Visa requirement: To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

Course duration and attendance

This course is offered on a one-year, full-time basis.

Course structure

Students must complete 48 credit points of core subjects, made up of 6 credit points of coursework study and a 42-credit-point research project.

Course completion requirements

65002 Advanced Medicinal Chemistry 6cp
65003 Medicinal Chemistry Honours 1 18cp
65004 Medicinal Chemistry Honours 2 24cp
Total 48cp

Other information

Further information is available from:

UTS Student Centre
telephone 1300 ask UTS (1300 275 887)
or +61 2 9514 1222
Ask UTS

Further information regarding honours, including available projects and the application process, is available from UTS: Science.