F152 (MChem), F151 (MChem with external placement)
Master in Chemistry (Integrated Masters degree)
Five years full time
- Start date: 10 September 2018
- End date: 30 June 2023
If you started this programme in 2017, you can find information about 2017 entry on the 2017 Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry MChem (Hons) page. Information about all programmes from previous years of entry can be found in the archive.
The following are likely grades considered for an offer. St Andrews considers all aspects of every application, including context, equivalent qualifications and the personal statement, and offers may be higher or lower than the grades stated here.
||AAAB, including A in Chemistry, and an additional Higher in one of the following:
- Biology or Human Biology
- Computing Science or equivalent
||AAB, including A in Chemistry.
||35, including HL6 in Chemistry.
Well-qualified school leavers may be able to apply for admission directly into the second year of this course. Find out more about direct entry to second year for Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry.
If English is not your first language you will need an overall IELTS score of 6.5, with a minimum score of 6.0 in each component (Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking), or an equivalent English Language qualification.
Do I need to have studied this subject before?
Applicants must have studied Chemistry at SQA Higher, GCE A-Level, IB or equivalent. Preference may be given to candidates offering strong science qualifications.
Faculty entry requirements
You must also meet the Faculty of Science minimum qualifications. These vary depending on which qualifications you hold.
Passes in other examinations at equivalent levels and subjects may be accepted by the Dean of the Faculty. More information on how to apply via other entry routes or accreditation of prior learning and experience can be found on the University’s entry requirements webpage.
Find out more about Faculty of Science entry requirements.
St Andrews students must meet with their Adviser of Studies at the beginning of Semester 1 in September to complete advising – a compulsory part of the matriculation process. After module choices have been decided, a timetable will be allocated indicating the dates and times of classes.