Medicinal Chemistry

  • Medicinal Chemistry

Qualifications

Overview

Medicinal Chemistry explores the design and creation of new medicinal drugs for the treatment and prevention of illnesses.

This major will take students through the entire lifecycle of creating medicines, from discovering and isolating medicinal agents within natural and synthetic sources, through to clinical trials, ethical and regulatory approvals, and sustainable production and sales.

UC’s programme also includes introductory courses in business and commercial opportunities, such as intellectual properties and patents of new medicines.

The pharmaceutical industry is growing globally, and there is a high demand for more medicinal chemists to create life-changing medicines.

Contact us

Te Kura Matū | School of Physical and Chemical Sciences

Phone +64 3 369 3100
Email physical-chemical-sciences@canterbury.ac.nz

Location
Levels 3 and 4, Beatrice Tinsley building – see campus maps

Postal address
Te Rāngai Pūtaiao | College of Science
Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

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