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The MSc Chemical Research programme prepares you for a career in research and development or for a PhD, as you gain specialist and theoretical knowledge in your chosen area of chemistry.
As a graduate from chemistry or a related discipline, you can use this research degree to train in practical and theoretical research within your specialist area of chemistry with guidance from an experienced researcher.
The main component of this course is a one-year research project. In addition to this, you will also take two taught modules in subjects that complement your project. Taught modules take the form of lectures, while you will receive individual supervision on your research project with regular one-to-one meetings with your supervisor.
A major focus of the course will be on practical methods
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Normally at least a lower second class honours degree in chemistry (or equivalent from a university outside the UK). Motivated applicants with a degree in other subject areas may be considered for entry. Although the usual route to PhD is by direct entry, it is possible for MSc students to transfer to a PhD.
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