Course overview

Royal Society of Chemistry Accredited Degree Our integrated master’s degree will advance your knowledge of chemistry through both our innovative teaching and your own research, and builds professional skills.

This four year course is for those who want to gain direct chemistry research experience and considering a career as a research chemist in industry or academia. The variety of coursework items embedded within the course allow for the development of chemistry and transferable skills, giving our graduates excellent prospects. Your degree will be accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry1.

You’ll have the opportunity to focus on topics which suit your interests and aspirations and develop your chemical knowledge and laboratory skills along with a range of important transferable skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, communication skills, and the ability to conduct cutting-edge research. You can even spend a semester or year abroad or on placement in industry.

1Master of Chemistry with Placement Year (MChem) will be submitted for accreditation by the Royal Society of Chemistry.
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