MSc Chemistry / Overview
Year of entry: 2020
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- Degree awarded
- Master of Science
- 12 Months. [Full-Time]
- Entry requirements
The standard academic entry requirements for a Master's programme will be a minimum of a good 2(ii) UK honours degree, or international equivalent, in chemistry, covering all the core areas of organic, inorganic, physical and analytical/laboratory chemistry. Students possessing The University of Manchester BSc or MChem degree should not apply.
- How to apply
Please see the application and selection tab for further information on required documents and the admissions process.
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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 core and advanced level. 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.
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2020, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK/EU students (per annum): £10,500
International students (per annum): £24,000
The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition and administration costs during your studies. All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees. Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.
Policy on additional costs
All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).
- Department of Chemistry
- Contact name
- Matthew Pumford
- +44 (0) 161 275 1423
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