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Entry requirements

A bachelor degree with a 2:2 (hons) in Chemistry, or a Chemistry related subject.

All applicants will need to have GCSE English Language at grade C or above, or an appropriate English language qualification.

We accept a range of international qualifications.

Months of entry


Course content

Our Chemistry degree is a highly-versatile course allowing you to direct your studies to specialised areas of chemistry. The course places strong emphasis on practical chemistry and focuses on current topics in chemistry research.

You will gain extensive hands-on practical experience within the laboratory with a practical skills module that provides tuition in essential practical and analytical procedures and carry out an independent original research project.

The practical and analytical skills gained, together with the reporting of the data generated, are essential abilities that enhance employability within the Chemical Sciences industries.

You will study compulsory modules on advanced topics in chemistry and laboratory skills for chemists, as well as undertaking a 90-credit extended laboratory project.

This will be complemented with a choice of optional modules, allowing you to gain specialist knowledge in a topic that suits your career plans or personal interests. Topics available to study may include polymer chemistry, food science, chemical engineering, atmospheric chemistry and colour chemistry, amongst others.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Team
+44 (0)113 343 6410