Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 undergraduate honours degree in chemistry or a related subject.

Months of entry


Course content

Focus on the topics that are most important to you and develop the practical skills you need for your career with this flexible masters course.

Course description

On our Chemistry MSc, you'll have the freedom to choose from a wide-range of cutting-edge lecture modules across organic, inorganic, physical and analytical chemistry. Current topics range from catalysis and the chemistry of light to theoretical chemistry and technologies for sustainability.

In the lab, our researchers will teach you advanced research skills and you’ll spend one-third of your time working on your own research project. You’ll choose a research area to focus on and you’ll be based in one of our world-class research groups, developing skills and expertise that can help you stand out in the graduate job market.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses

Information for international students

English language requirements

Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

For more information about entry requirements for international students, please visit https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/international/applying/postgraduate-taught

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
+44 114 222 9500