BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences (Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences) Top-Up Degree

Do you crave a career with chemistry? Our Biomedical Sciences (Chemical and Pharmaceutical) Top-up Degree is written in consultation with industry employers allowing you to develop essential skills. Building on your existing knowledge, you will develop an understanding of organic synthesis and analytical processes in the laboratory.


About the course

Turn something old into something new by developing ground breaking pharmaceuticals. In this challenging yet rewarding programme, you’ll learn about the manufacture of drugs, materials, and medicinal products and how industrial large scale synthesis operates. Our extensive lab work and expert-led lectures will prepare you for a career in science.

In our carefully curated selection of modules you will develop a detailed understanding about analytical chemistry, and how new drugs and medical treatments are developed. You’ll investigate in the laboratory exploring, purifying and synthesising products, converting raw material into pharmaceuticals, animal health products, pesticides and new materials.

This course merges academia with practical application. In this programme, you will gain experience in scientific writing and working within laboratory teams. You’ll also develop a research project that will support an academic undergraduate dissertation.

This course is subject to validation by The Open University

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£7,950 (per academic year)

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Start Date

September 2021
September 2022

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1 year

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Course Code

UCAS Course Code: CF16 Institution code: L21

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Study Mode

Full time