UCAS code: FC17
The typical offer is likely to be:
SQA Highers: ABBB, or more if two sittings, to include Mathematics at Grade A and Chemistry (preferably at Grade A). Qualified applicants are strongly advised to take Mathematics and Chemistry at Advanced Higher level where possible.
GCE A Levels: ABB required in one sitting, to include Chemistry and Mathematics.
IB: 32 points overall and award of IB Diploma to include Chemistry Higher Level at Grade 5 plus two Higher Level subjects at Grade 5. Mathematics Standard Level at Grade 6 or Higher Level at Grade 5.
All applicants must also meet our general university entry requirements - including SQA, GCSE, or equivalent English language requirements.
For direct entry to second year the minimum requirements must be exceeded, including the following:
SQA Advanced Highers: AAB to include Chemistry and Mathematics; or AA in Chemistry and Mathematics, plus at least BB in two other Highers.
GCE A Levels: A*AA required in one sitting, to include Chemistry and Mathematics.
IB: 38 points overall and award of IB Diploma to include Chemistry and Mathematics Higher Level at Grade 6 plus one other Higher Level subject at Grade 6.
Entry to many degrees in Science & Engineering is possible via other qualifications (eg HNC/D, Access, SWAP).
Medicinal & Biological Chemistry focuses on the chemistry of medicinal compounds and biological molecules and how they interact in living systems. This is an area of growing interest and studying Medicinal & Biological Chemistry will provide excellent career prospects in the pharmaceutical and agrochemical industries, in life sciences and biotechnology and in academic research. The School of Chemistry at Edinburgh has particular research strengths in this field.
Find out more about the compulsory and optional courses in this degree programme.
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This article was published on Jun 29, 2012