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  • Study Type

    Full time & Part time available

  • Subject Areas


  • Start Date

    September, January

  • Course Duration

    1 year full time, 2 year full time including a placement, 2 year part time

  • Course Type

    MSc, MRes

  • Course Fees

    Find out more on website.

  • Last Updated

    11 December 2018

Course content

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:

  • pharmaceuticals
  • liquid crystals
  • defence
  • advanced materials engineering


  • Research methods and independent study
  • Research project
  • 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
  • Chemotherapeutics


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