Taught course


University of Southampton · Chemistry

Entry requirements

Second-class honours degree or equivalent in chemistry or a closely-related subject (e.g biochemistry, physics, polymer science, environmental sciences, material science, mathematics); non-UK applicants will usually have completed four or more years in higher education.

Months of entry


Course content

This one-year course combines the opportunity for students to take modules from a wide range of cutting-edge fields in chemistry with sessions on practical, technical skills, and scientific writing, communication and presentation and a three month summer project.

The MSc Chemistry is based on Southampton's highly successful MChem degree. The one-year taught course offers the opportunity to study Chemistry at an advanced level, covering both the traditional core areas of analytical, inorganic, organic, and physical chemistry, as well as more specialist courses aligned to the research groupings of the Department.

The course provides opportunities for you to develop and demonstrate advanced knowledge, understanding, and practical/research skills.

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Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Natural and Environmental Sciences
+44 (0)23 8059 4121