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MSci Chemistry (F103)

Course overview

MSci Chemistry (F103)

Typical offer

A-level standard offer: A*AA

A-level contextual offer: AAB

See entry requirements for full details and eligibility.

Course duration

4 year(s) full-time

Part-time study is not available for this course

Application method

Full-time: UCAS

Fees

£9,250 per year, home students

£27,200 per year, international students

More about tuition fees, living costs and financial support.

Location

Clifton campus

Join a University ranked #1 in the UK for Chemistry research (THE analysis of REF 2021) with an excellent reputation for teaching and learning (UK top ten for Chemistry, Guardian University Guide 2023).

Guided by world-class experts, you will discover how chemistry shapes the world around us and develop your knowledge to prepare you to tackle some of the world’s biggest problems, from climate change to drug discovery.

Our MSci course is suited to you if you want to take your understanding of chemistry to the next level. The experience gained in this course will maximise your career options, especially in science, and provide pathways into postgraduate study.

Our students have used their final year projects to work on vital challenges in chemistry: they have helped discover new catalysts that have the potential to reduce environmental impacts of major chemical processes, identified and measured the sources of pollutants in our atmosphere, and engaged in organic chemistry projects related to drug discovery.

You’ll also gain practical experience working with industry-standard equipment in our state-of-the-art teaching labs, giving you an edge amongst Chemistry graduates. Our alumni have established careers with a wide range of employers, including Teach First, GlaxoSmithKline, Deloitte LLP and HM Revenue and Customs.

This course is accredited by the following organisations

Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry for fully meeting the academic criteria for Chartered Chemist (CChem).

Course structure

In the first two years of the course you will study alongside other chemistry students with course choices that allow you to tailor your degree to your own scientific interests. The third year provides advanced laboratory skills alongside advanced lecture courses. Your final year includes a 20-week research project in which you will work with an academic member of staff and their research team on a current problem in chemistry.

Full details about the course structure and units for this course can be viewed in the programme catalogue.

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Entry requirements

We accept a wide variety of qualifications and welcome applications from students of all backgrounds. Below is a guide to the typical offers for this course.

Applicants must also meet these requirements

GCSE profile requirements

Higher numeracy requirement (6 or B in GCSE Mathematics or equivalent)

Further information about GCSE requirements and profile levels.

English language requirements

If English is not your first language, you need to have one of the following:

Further information about English language requirements and profile levels

Additional requirements

If this course is your Firm or Insurance choice and you do not achieve the required grades when we receive your results but do meet the grades for BSc Chemistry, you will automatically be offered a place on the BSc course.

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