Research course


Lancaster University · Faculty of Science and Technology
MSc by research

Entry requirements

Upper second class undergraduate 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.

Months of entry


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

IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Fees and funding

Learn more at the fees and funding page.

Qualification and course duration

MSc by research

full time
12 months

Course contact details

+44 (0)1524 593795