These Royal Society of Chemistry accredited courses enable you to develop and further your knowledge of chemistry from our extensive range of modules. You can expand your interests by completing a research project to allow you to match it to your interests and career aspirations.
The MRes Chemistry course is divided into a taught element (60 credit points) and a laboratory-based research project (120 credit points). You will complete the extended research project in one of our highly rated research teams.
The MSc Chemistry course is divided into 60 credit point taught modules and the research project is worth 60 credit points. The course covers a diverse range of topical chemical areas and includes a research lead project. Students can take the MSc Chemistry route with one year full-time study, or alternatively you can also undertake one year full-time study plus a year long work placement for the MSc Chemistry (Professional Practice) route.
Graduates from this course have gone on to work in sectors such as:
advanced materials engineering
Research methods and independent study
Organic synthesis and characterisation of biologically active compounds
Drug detection, analysis, and screening
Inorganic chemistry beyond the molecule
Physical properties of solid-state and nano-composite materials