A BSc (Hons) degree in Chemistry or an allied subject, normally at 2.1 or above.
Months of entry
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.
- The course offers a wide range of modules which allow students to develop skills in specialised areas.
- The programme introduces modern chemical science concepts and techniques, exploring further advanced research-led topics through a range of optional modules to equip you with a range of analytical, critical and communication skills.
- Students have access to major facilities across the full spectrum within the School of Chemistry including X-ray crystallography, electron microscopy and NMR (both solution and solid state).
The MSc in Chemical Science is a one-year taught programme run by the School of Chemistry. The course consists of two semesters of taught courses, followed by a significant research project and dissertation (15,000 words) focused over the summer months.
Teaching methods include seminars, lectures, tutorials and practical laboratory work as well as consultation sessions with supervisors. Modules are assessed through coursework and/or written examinations. Typical class sizes range from around 5 students for seminars and tutorials to 40 students for lectures.
Information for international students
International students are required to provide evidence of English-language ability such as IELTS grade 7.0 or equivalent.
Fees and funding
Details of Scholarships offered by the University of St Andrews can be found here: http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/study/pg/fees-and-funding/
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Secretary
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