Taught course


Newcastle University · School of Natural and Environmental Sciences

Entry requirements

At least a 2:1 honours degree, or an international equivalent in chemistry or a closely related topic:

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

Months of entry


Course content

This master's in Chemistry provides an overview of chemistry topics as practised in modern research. You'll receive speciality training in areas of organic, inorganic, physical and analytical chemistry.

Through this MSc Chemistry you'll achieve a high level of research competence. The research project and dissertation will provide you with training in tackling a significant research problem. You'll also develop skills to communicate the results of these research problems.

You'll get experience in relevant aspects of laboratory work. This includes COSHH and safety.

You'll gain specialist knowledge and understanding through lectures, seminars and workshops. You'll take part in taught laboratory classes. You'll perform carefully designed and tested experiments.

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Information for international students

English Language Requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 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.

Fees and funding

See Fees and Funding tab in the Programme information online.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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