Taught course


University of Southampton · Chemistry

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Entry requirements

Upper-second class honours degree or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University 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

Our MSc Chemistry course gives you the opportunity to learn about some of the world’s biggest challenges, from renewable energy to improving the study of disease. The course allows you to take modules from a wide range of cutting-edge fields in chemistry with sessions on practical, technical skills, scientific writing, communication and presentation.

You will study at an advanced level, covering both the traditional core areas of analytical, inorganic organic and physical chemistry, as well as more specialist modules. In this programme you can tailor your choice of modules to specialise in pathways in: organic synthesis; inorganic and materials chemistry; physical chemistry; or general chemistry.

Information for international students

Non-UK applicants will usually have completed 4 years or more in higher education.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Scholarships, bursaries, sponsorships or grants may be available to support you through your course. Funding opportunities available to you are linked to your subject area and/or your country of origin. These can be from the University of Southampton or other sources.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Natural and Environmental Sciences
+44 (0)23 8059 5899