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Course Code:
TR075
Title:
Medicinal Chemistry
College:
TCD
Qualification:
Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
Duration:
4 Years

 

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This degree provides you with a sound general grounding in chemistry but focuses on, and extends into, topics of relevance to the design and production of new medicinal compounds.

2 HC,s required from any of Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Physics/Chemistry, Maths, Applied Maths, Geography,Geology,Agricultural Science



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You will be attractive employees not just for the Pharmaceutical Industry, but for the many other companies involved in the invention and/or production of new organic compounds. Careers in research and development of new drugs for the pharmaceutical industry, production management and quality control in chemical/pharmaceutical sector.

 

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CAO Points 
2013 Points

535*

Change from 2012: 

-5

History: 2012 - 540
2011 - 505*
2010 - 495
2009 - 470
2008 - 440
2007 - 445
2006 - 510
2005 - 490
2004 - 505
2003 - 480
2002 - 470*
2001 - 480
2000 - 490
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