MSc by Research Chemistry / Programme details

Year of entry: 2020

Programme description

The course is a standard one year, full time structure consisting of and research elements of study. Taught units equivalent to 45 credits and dissertation project equivalent to 135 credits are undertaken. The research project will be supervised by a member of academic staff and the project can be undertaken in any of the main research areas including Analytical, Biological, Inorganic, Materials, Organic, Physical and Theoretical.


The School has outstanding facilities, with for example 9 high resolution NMR spectrometers and 1 solid state, 3 area detectors and several powder systems for X-ray crystallography, and it hosts a national EPR service. Its research has been recognised both by funding bodies, who are currently providing over £40M of research grants, and by numerous national and international prizes and awards.  

We offer comprehensive academic coverage across the chemical sciences and in all the core sub-disciplines of chemistry. We have strong research links with more than 80 di¿erent companies and more than 150 overseas universities and research institutes.

Disability support

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