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The University of Manchester MSc Chemistry
The University of Manchester

MSc Chemistry

Manchester, United Kingdom

1 Years


Full time

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Sep 2024

GBP 12,000 / per year *


* UK students. International, including EU, students per annum: £26,000


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Course Overview

  • Gain a broad grounding in the theory and applications of organic, inorganic and analytical chemistry, with the chance to complete a project within our large research community.
  • Studying at a University ranked fourth in the UK and seventh in Europe for chemistry (QS World University Rankings 2022).
  • Follow in the footsteps of seven Nobel prize winners who have taught, studied or researched in the subject at Manchester.
  • Our department has been ranked seventh in the UK for the quality of our research and third for research power. (REF 2021)

Course description

This twelve-month chemistry MSc is designed as a preparation for PhD studies or for students wishing to broaden their research experience and knowledge of chemistry.

The programme consists of taught modules, worth a total of 90 credits, delivered in the first six months of the course followed by a substantial research project, also worth 90 credits.

The taught modules in Semester 1 will cover all areas of chemistry at the core and advanced levels. In addition, a module specially designed to improve scientific language, research and presentation skills will be available. In the second semester, students can choose six from a broad range of nine taught modules covering advanced chemistry topics. The research project is chosen from a wide range of world-leading research groups within the department with the work being carried out within the individual research group laboratories.

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