Taught course


Bangor University · School of Chemistry

Entry requirements

1st class, 2(i) or higher undergraduate BSc (Hons) degree in Chemistry or suitable related science degree.

Months of entry


Course content

The objective of the programme is to produce skilled postgraduates who can act in the increasingly wide research area of chemistry. The taught element encompasses subject specific critical evaluation of scientific literature, writing and presentational skills as well as project planning and advanced lab skills (60 credits). The research element (120 credits) will require students to undertake a major research project under direct supervision which will be written up as a thesis. The will be attractive to both KESS funded students and industrial partners as well as self funded students. This will open up postgraduate career opportunities in a broad range of employment areas in the chemical, environmental, pharmaceutical and biotech industries.

Information for international students

The minimum IELTS requirement is an average of 7.0 with a minimum of a 6.5 in the listening element, a 6.5 in the speaking element, a 7.0 in the writing element, and a 7.0 in the reading element.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Dr L M Murphy
+44 (0) 1248 382384