Bachelor of Science

Medicinal Chemistry

Program of Study Credit Points
Core Units for this Major
Complete 12 credit points from the following units:
12 cps
Unit Code Unit Title Unit cps  
MTHS110 Quantitative Skills with Applications 6  
MTHS120 Calculus and Linear Algebra 1 6  
MTHS130 Calculus and Linear Algebra 2 6  
STAT100 Introduction to Statistical Modelling 6  
And complete the following units: 24 cps
BIOL110 Biology I 6  
CHEM110 Chemistry I 6  
CHEM120 Chemistry II 6  
PHAR120 Pharmaceutical Science I 6  
#Prescribed Units for this Major
Complete the following units:
42 cps
BCHM210 Introductory Molecular Biology and Biochemistry I 6  
CHEM204 Biological and Organic Chemistry 6  
CHEM302 Organic Structure and Reactivity 6  
CHEM303 Medicinal Chemistry 6  
PHAR232 Pharmacology for Research 6  
PHAR330 Pharmacology II 6  
PSIO411 Human and Mammalian Physiology 6  
And complete 6 credit points from the following units: 6 cps
BCHM310 Proteins - The Machines of Life 6  
CHEM306 Materials Chemistry 6  
PHAR340 Pharmacokinetics 6  
PHAR440 New Drug Technologies and New Drug Therapies 6  
#Students undertaking a second major must be aware that a unit common to both majors at 200/300-level counts towards one major only. In these circumstances students are to select a Listed Unit from the relevant Major.  
Course Requirements 60 cps

To achieve an overall total of 144 credit points candidates must complete a further 60 credit points by either:
Completing a second Major and Elective Units
or
Completing the Listed Units for this Major and Elective Units.

 
Group 1 - Listed Units for candidates undertaking this Major
Candidates completing TWO Majors complete 0 credit points.
Candidates completing ONE Major must complete 18 credit points at 200-level from the following units:
0-18 cps
AMTH246 Mathematical Methods in the Sciences 6  
BCHM220 Introductory Biochemistry II 6  
CHEM210 Quantum and Thermal Structure 6  
CHEM220 Chemical Reactivity 6  
CHEM250 Analytical Chemistry 6  
GENE210 Introductory Genetics 6  
MICR220 Introductory Microbiology 6  
PMTH212 Multivariable Calculus 6  
PMTH213 Linear Algebra 6  
SCI210 Introduction to Scientific Programming 6  
Group 2 - Listed Units for candidates undertaking this Major
Candidates completing TWO Majors complete 0 credit points.
Candidates completing ONE Major must complete 18 credit points at 300-level from the following units:
0-18 cps
BCHM341 Clinical Biochemistry and Cell Biology 6  
BTEC360 Biotechnology and Advanced Molecular Biology 6  
CHEM305 Applied Physical Chemistry 6  
FSC310 Forensic Chemistry 6  
MICR350 Clinical Microbiology and Virology 6  
PHYS301 Microscopic to Macroscopic Physics and Chemistry 6  
PSIO350 Immunology and Haematology 6  
SCI395 Science Report 6  
Elective Units
Complete 0 to 24 credit points with not more than 12 credit points at 100-level.
0-24 cps
The number of credit points and level will vary depending on whether candidates undertake ONE or TWO Majors.
Elective Units can be selected from any unit offered by the University subject to candidates meeting overall prerequisite and timetabling requirements for individual units.
 
Total 144 cps

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