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Medicinal Chemistry

Informal specialisationYear: 2019

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Overview

The Graduate Diploma allows students who have completed an undergraduate degree to re-focus or expand their body of knowledge by completing the requirement of one of the undergraduate majors (or equivalent) in the Bachelor of Science not already completed. The Graduate Certificate provides a pathway to the Master of Science Streams.

Intended learning outcomes

Students who complete the Graduate Diploma should:

  • Demonstrate an independent approach to knowledge that uses rigorous methods of inquiry and appropriate theories and methodologies that are applied with intellectual honesty and a respect for ethical values;
  • Apply critical and analytical skills and methods to the identification and resolution of problems;
  • Act as informed and critically discriminating participants within the community of scholars, as citizens and in the work force;
  • Communicate effectively;
  • Commit to continuous learning;
  • Be proficient in the use of appropriate modern technologies, such as the computer and other information technology systems, for the acquisition, processing and interpretation of data.

Structure

Completion of 125 points:

  • 50 points of study at Level 2 or above;
  • 50 points of study at Level 3;
  • 25 point of study at Level 9

Subject Options

Subject prerequisites: Details of stream specific requirements can be found at the Graduate Diploma in Science entry and participation requirements page.

Level 2

Students should select 50 points of level 2 options to meet the pre-requisites for their level 3 choices.

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Students must take:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
CHEM20019 Practical Chemistry 2
Semester 2
12.5
CHEM20018 Chemistry: Reactions and Synthesis
Semester 1
12.5
CHEM20020 Chemistry: Structure and Properties
Semester 2
12.5
PHRM20001 Pharmacology: How Drugs Work
Semester 2
12.5

Level 3

All four of:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
CHEM30015 Advanced Practical Chemistry
Semester 1
12.5
CHEM30016 Reactivity and Mechanism
Semester 1
12.5
PHRM30008 Drugs: From Discovery to Market
Semester 2
12.5
PHRM30009 Drugs in Biomedical Experiments
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5

Level 9

Plus two level 9 subjects selected from listed discipline subjects in the Master of Science (Chemistry) program

Links

http://graduate.science.unimelb.edu.au

Last updated: 3 April 2019