Course code: #1773
These are mandatory and all come with course.
Medicinal Chemistry covers all elements of the development of new medicines for human use, including the isolation of new medicinal agents from natural sources, the design and synthesis of new drugs, and understanding the cause of diseases at the molecular level.
Medicinal chemists design and synthesis new medicinal and pharmacological agents, monitor guidelines for testing drugs and analyze drug regulatory affairs, assess patent applications for new drugs, and teach in tertiary institutions.
The Bachelor of Medicinal Chemistry (Honours) provides excellent training in the modern techniques of chemical science applied to the development of new diagnostic and therapeutic agents.
During the fourth (Honours) year of this degree, you will undertake a substantial piece of independent research in Medicinal Chemistry, under the supervision of a leading researcher, together with other course work.
On completion you will be ready for a career in the pharmaceutical industry, government agencies (health, agriculture, food and drug administration), or research organizations.
|Cost of living||1 person||$7,344|
|Accommodation||1 bed room||$13,000|
Due to the current impacts of COVID-19 on in-person testing centres, UOW is accepting Alternative English tests for 2022 intakes.
The requirements for accepting these tests are:
If you do not already meet the English requirements for your chosen course, you can complete an English course at UOW College Australia. UOW also recognises English language courses offered by some other colleges in Sydney.
A guide to the length of English course you may need to study is provided below. Please note that this table should only be considered a guide. Lower scores in Writing may mean that you'll need to study English for longer.
|Score at time of application||Estimated time required to reach IELTS entry score (weeks)|
* for students with 6.0 overall, but 5.5 in either reading or writing
# for students with 5.5 overall, but less than 5.0 in reading or writing
Applicants need to have achieved the required score in a qualification equivalent to the completion of 13 years of schooling in Australia.
In order to succeed in your chosen course, it is assumed you have completed relevant subjects in your senior high school studies or other relevant qualifications.
This is particularly important for degrees which have a strong basis in Mathematics or Science.
Foundation Studies is a university preparation course specifically designed for international students who have not completed secondary schooling, or who have not met the direct entry requirements for a UOW Bachelor degree.
The course involves a stream of subjects relevant to your chosen UOW degree. When you enrol in the program, you will be allocated to a relevant stream of study.
You will develop study skills and habits, including time management, essay writing, group work and presentation skills; and become familiar with the academic standards and expectations at university.
Successful completion of Foundation Studies provides guaranteed entry to most UOW undergraduate Bachelor degrees.
Note: To participate in “Foundation Studies” you should apply via UOW College separately.
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