CHEM346-23S1 (C) Semester One 2023

Contemporary Medicinal Chemistry

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 20 February 2023
End Date: Sunday, 25 June 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 5 March 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 14 May 2023


This course covers several topics in modern medicinal chemistry, focusing on a range of important disease states that have been the focus of attention of medicinal chemists and the pharmaceutical industry. These include: antimicrobial drugs, anti-cancer drugs, neurochemical and cardiovascular drugs, and bioactive natural products from NZ and the Pacific regions, including their uses in Rongoa, and modes of action.


Recommended Preparation

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Christopher Fitchett


Jodie Johnston , Daniel Foley and Rudi Marquez-Mazlin


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Assignment 30%
Exam 40%
Test 30%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $951.00

International fee $4,750.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see School of Physical & Chemical Sciences .

All CHEM346 Occurrences

  • CHEM346-23S1 (C) Semester One 2023