2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related subject.
Months of entry
This programme will enable you to tackle important real-world problems through the creation of new instrumentation and techniques, or improvements to existing methods. Laboratory reports, scientific papers, presentations and dissertations will develop your skills in scientific and academic reporting.
You’ll develop your knowledge of molecular analytics through 11 modules taken in the first six months. In the second half of your first year, you can apply your learning through two 10-week research projects, one with an experimental and one with a computational focus. There is a good chance that at least one of these projects will be in collaboration with one of our industrial partners. The experience of working across two different research environments will provide excellent preparation for your PhD and your further career.
Throughout your course, you’ll benefit from using high-specification instrumentation in the areas of mass spectrometry, electrochemistry, optical, NMR and EPR spectroscopies and state of the art microscopy, among others. You will also have the opportunity to develop skills in computation and modelling.
Information for international students
For guidance on English language requirements, please visit this page: English language requirements
Fees and funding
There are several funding opportunities available for students applying for this course. These include external awards, wider University awards and departmental scholarships. Details can be found here: Funding
Qualification and course duration
MSc + PhD
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions
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