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Entry requirements

A good 2.1 Honours undergraduate degree in chemistry or a closely related subject area.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MSc in Chemical Science provides students with advanced knowledge and skills in modern chemical sciences and encourages them to explore research-led topics through a wide range of modules.

This course is a one-year taught programme run by the School of Chemistry. It is designed for students and professionals who have a degree in Chemistry or an allied subject.

The course provides students with advanced knowledge and skills in modern chemical sciences and encourages them to explore research-led topics through a wide range of modules. Students can choose from a number of module options, expanding their fundamental knowledge of all areas of chemistry or specialising in a particular area of interest.

Highlights

  • The aims of the programme include introducing modern chemical science concepts and techniques, exploring further advanced research-led topics through a range of optional modules, and equipping you with analytical, critical, and communication skills.
  • A key aspect of the programme is undertaking a significant research project for your dissertation. This enables you to develop skills in one of many areas aligned with the research interests of the School of Chemistry, for example, catalysis, surface science, energy materials, chemical biology, synthetic chemistry or structural chemistry.

Fees and funding

UK students
£9,900
International students
£24,240

There are a variety of funding options available for postgraduate students. For more details visit our website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Secretary
Email
chempg@st-andrews.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1334 46 3800