Entry requirements

A UK bachelor’s degree with upper second-class honours or higher in chemistry or chemistry-related subject.

Months of entry


Course content

Our MSc Chemistry by Research is a research-intensive master's course which offers advanced lecture modules in your area of specialisation, enabling you to create a bespoke degree with a 12-month individual research project. It offers specialisation in characterisation and analytics; chemical biology; computational systems chemistry; electrochemistry; flow chemistry; magnetic resonance; organic and inorganic synthesis materials; and supramolecular chemistry.

You'll join a department where our research is changing the world. 97% of our Chemistry research is rated world leading or internationally excellent (REF 2021).

Information for international students

English language requirements: Band C, IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all components.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

A variety of scholarships, grants and bursaries may be available to help you fund your master’s study, both from the University and from other organisations. Please check the website for more information - https://www.southampton.ac.uk/courses/funding/postgraduate.page

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

+44 (0)23 8059 5899