Entry requirements

At least a 2:1 honours degree, or an international equivalent in a chemistry related subject, such as:

  • biochemistry
  • chemical technology
  • applied chemistry
  • industrial chemistry.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our Chemistry MSc provides advanced training in modern chemistry. It will give you an overview of chemistry topics as practised in modern research. You will receive speciality training in areas of organic, inorganic, physical and analytical chemistry.

Through this course you will achieve a high level of research competence. The research project and dissertation will provide you with training in tackling and communicating the results of a significant research problem in chemistry.

You will also gain experience in relevant aspects of laboratory work, including COSHH and safety.

You will gain specialist knowledge and understanding through lectures, seminars and workshops. You will also have taught laboratory classes where you’ll perform carefully designed and tested experiments.

Please see the course page for more details.

Information for international students

To study this course you need to meet our Band 1 English Language requirements:

Direct Entry : IELTS 6.0 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills)

If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a pre-sessional English course.

Our typical English Language requirements are listed as IELTS scores but we also accept a wide range of English Language tests.

The equivalent academic qualifications that we accept are listed on our country pages.

Fees and funding

See Fees and Funding in course information in our Prospectus online.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Michael Hall
Email
pg.chemistry@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 7321