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Advanced Medicinal Chemistry

Master's level | 15 credits | Course code: KEM760
Spring 2021
100% Day
Period: 18 January 2021 - 24 March 2021
2 Opens 15 September GU-21652
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

This course is subdivided into 4 modules; 1) Computer-based design (conformational analysis, docking, drug likeness, scaffold hopping, homology modelling); 2 and 3) Synthesis (scaffold-based synthesis, diverse oriented synthesis, retrosynthetic synthesis; 4) biological evaluation (cell-free assays, whole cell assays, animal assays). Each module includes lectures, tutorials, journal clubs and project work.

Course Syllabus


Requirements and Selection

Requirements: 90 credits in chemistry, including KEM815, Advanced Organic Chemistry (15 credits) and KEM825, Organic Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry (10 credits) or equal qualifications. Applicants must prove their knowledge of English: English 6/English B from Swedish Upper Secondary School or the equivalent level of an internationally recognized test, for example TOEFL, IELTS.

Selection: Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 225 credits.

Tuition Fee

Application fee: 900 SEK
Full course cost: 29 750 SEK
First payment: 29 750 SEK

EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on:

Study Guidance

Per Martin Björemark, +46 31 786 9013,


Department of Chemistry & Molecular Biology
Box 462
40530 Göteborg
Visiting address: Medicinaregatan 9 C

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