Taught course

MSc Chemistry with Data Science

University of Strathclyde · Department of Chemistry, Pure and Applied Chemistry

Entry requirements

Academic requirements

Minimum second-class (2:2) Honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant subject such as Chemistry, Computing Science, Chemical Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or closely related subject.

English language requirements

You must have an English language minimum score of IELTS 6.0 (with no component below 5.5).

We offer comprehensive English language courses for students whose IELTS scores are below 6.0. Please see ELTD for full details.

As a university, we now accept many more English language tests other than IELTS for overseas applicants, for example, TOEFL and PTE Cambridge. View the full list of accepted English language tests here.

Months of entry


Course content

Our MSc in Chemistry with Data Science will provide you with the skills necessary to develop and utilise data science so that you can solve data-intensive chemistry problems and research challenges.

  • bespoke data science modules designed and delivered by expert chemistry researchers
  • digital technologies will enable chemical sciences researchers to see further and go faster, working seamlessly across disciplinary and international boundaries
  • graduates with this degree will possess a unique skill set that combines expertise in traditional chemistry with proficiency in data analysis, making them highly sought after in various industries

The future of chemistry is resilient, digitally enhanced, multidisciplinary and globally connected. Digital technologies, including data science, will enable chemical sciences researchers to see further and go faster, working seamlessly across disciplinary and international boundaries. Having tools such as these at our disposal will herald in a new era of discovery, and one which promises to deliver bigger and more significant improvements to the world we live in.

You’ll benefit from high-quality teaching from across two Departments in the Faculty of Science:

  • the Department of Pure & Applied Chemistry
  • the Department of Computer & Information Sciences

Graduates of this course will have excellent employment opportunities for multi-disciplinary data science jobs.

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

Further info on fees and funding.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

PGT Admissions Team
+44 (0)141 553 6023