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Theoretical Medicinal Chemistry

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2018

About the course

The goal of the course is to give basic theoretical knowledge in the area of medicinal chemistry. This includes knowledge in interactions between low molecular weight compounds and proteins, DNA, and RNA, and methods for identification, design, synthesis, and evaluation of drug candidates. After completion of the course the students shall be familiar with the processes involved in the development of a drug, have a detailed understanding of the concept of ligand-receptor interaction, possess basic knowledge in methods for medicinal and combinatorial chemistry, have a broad overview of drug uptake, metabolism, and secretion, and by oneself be able to retrieve chemical, biological, and medical information from databases.

The course will be given in english if foreign students participate.

Application and eligibility

Theoretical Medicinal Chemistry, 7.5 hp

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Autumn Term 2018 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

Lectures begin on week starting 3 September 2018

Ends

Lectures end during the week of 1 October 2018

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

90 ECTS credits including courses in Bioorganic Chemistry 15 ECTS credits (5KE011) and Biochemistry 15 ECTS credits (5KE020), or the equivalent. English B/6. The course can not be combined with Medicinal Chemistry (15 ECTS credits, 5KE059/60) or Medicinal Chemistry (7,5 ECTS credits, 5KE066/5KE178).

Selection

Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code

UMU-F5602

Application

Online applications are now open. You will be transferred to Universityadmissions.se. Application deadline is 15 January 2018.

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK16,875

Total fee

SEK16,875

Starts

Lectures begin on week starting 3 September 2018

Ends

Lectures end during the week of 1 October 2018

Study location

Umeå

Language

English (upon request)

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

90 ECTS credits including courses in Bioorganic Chemistry 15 ECTS credits (5KE011) and Biochemistry 15 ECTS credits (5KE020), or the equivalent. English B/6. The course can not be combined with Medicinal Chemistry (15 ECTS credits, 5KE059/60) or Medicinal Chemistry (7,5 ECTS credits, 5KE066/5KE178).

Selection

Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code

UMU-56019

Application

Please note: This application round is intended only for applicants within the EU/EEA and Switzerland. Online application service in Swedish will open 15 March 2018 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 16 April 2018.

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK16,875

Total fee

SEK16,875

Contact us

Contactperson for the course is: Erik Chorell

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Course is given by
Department of Chemistry