Research course

Chemistry

Institution
Lancaster University · Faculty of Science and Technology
Qualifications
MSc by research

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Entry requirements

Academic Requirements

2:1 Hons degree (UK or equivalent) or Masters degree in Chemistry, or an equivalent degree in a related discipline such as Physics or Chemical Engineering, appropriate to the proposed research project.

We may also consider non-standard applicants, please contact us for information.

Additional Requirements

The first step if you are interested in studying for postgraduate research in Chemistry is to find a Supervisor or funded opportunity.

Months of entry

October

Course content

Our Masters by research programme provides the opportunity to undertake a short, in depth independent research project in one of our research groups. It will equip you for more sustained and original work at the doctoral level or for advanced-level applied research positions. This degree will develop relevant analytical and technical skills, together with transferable skills related to research, communication, problem solving, and independent working.

Information for international students

If you have studied outside of the UK, we would advise you to check our list of international qualifications before submitting your application.

English Language Requirements

We may ask you to provide a recognised English language qualification, dependent upon your nationality and where you have studied previously.

We normally require an IELTS (Academic) Test with an overall score of at least 6.5, and a minimum of 6.0 in each element of the test. We also consider other English language qualifications.

If your score is below our requirements, you may be eligible for one of our pre-sessional English language programmes.

Fees and funding

Learn more at the fees and funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc by research
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
pgadmissions@lancaster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1524 592032