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Junior Sophister Medicinal Chemistry

Course Director: Prof. Mathias Senge (Ext 8537)

  • Junior Sophister 60 Credits
  • Core Modules: 45 Credits
  • Practical Course (CH3480): 15 Credits (these are broken into 5 ECTS blocks and added to marks for CH3103, CH3203 and CH3304)


Module CH3103 (10 ECTS) Inorganic Chemistry I

Organometallics & Coordination Chemistry
Inorganic reactions mechanism and homogenous catalysis
Transition Metal, Compounds and Complexes

Module CH3203 (10 ECTS) Organic Chemistry I

Synthetic Organic Chemistry I
Organometallic C-C couplings
Pericyclic Reactions, FMO Theory & stereoelectronic effects
Physical organic chemistry

Module CH3403 (5 ECTS) Interdisciplinary Module I

Analytical Methods
Analytical Chemistry
Organic Spectroscopy
Structural Methods in Inorg. Chem.

Semester 2

Module CH3304 (10 ECTS) Physical Chemistry II

Molecular Thermodynamics and Kinetics
Molecular Thermodynamics & Statistical Mechanics

Module CH3204 (5 ECTS) Organic Chemistry II

Synthetic Organic Chemistry II
Heterocyclic chemistry
Organoheteroatom chemistry
FGI and retrosynthesis

Module CH3404 (5 ECTS) Interdisciplinary Module II

Biomaterials and Macromolecules
Bioorganic chemistry & natural products
Bioinorganic chemistry
Soft Matter


Module CH3441 (5 ECTS) Medicinal Chemistry I

Introduction to Medicinal Chemistry
Introduction to Medicinal Chemistry
Antiviral and Anticancer Chemistry
QSAR Methods

Module CH3446 (5 ECTS) Medicinal Chemistry II

Microbiology and Medicinal Chemistry
Antimicrobial Agents
Anti-infective agents
Antimalarial and Industrial Medicinal Chemistry (by partial continuous assessment)

Module CH3447 (5 ECTS) Medicinal Chemistry III

Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Protein Structure, Function, Activity and Regulation
Receptors, Drugs and the Autonomic Nervous System

Module CH3480 Practicals (15 ECTS) - Organic, Inorganic, Physical and Computational Chemistry

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This course is funded by the Irish government under the National Development Plan 2007-2013 and aided by the European Social Fund (ESF) under the Human Capital Investment Operational Programme 2007-2013.

Last updated 25 September 2017 by School of Chemistry (Email).