Chemistry with Industrial Experience at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

Course summary

Known as the central science, chemistry provides a fundamental understanding of how the world works at a chemical level. Since the 1840s, Huddersfield has provided a strong chemistry education to its students, supporting the local textile and dyeing industries as a result. Today, you’re not limited just to these industries, as there are a range of specialisations to help enhance your chemistry education. This advanced Chemistry with Industrial Experience MChem course is a great option for those looking to further their studies while also specialising and broadening their experience in industry. Along with gaining a deeper understanding of the core areas of organic, inorganic, physical and analytical chemistry, you’ll be able to pursue more specialist interests during this course. Whether it’s chemical engineering or forensic science that fascinates you, this degree will help you achieve your career goals. You’ll be gaining real-world experience in this course by learning in our new £18.2 million facilities, which include chemical sciences labs, where you’ll be able to use instruments used in industry. In addition to core modules designed to deepen your chemistry knowledge, you can choose from option modules in years 2 and 4 to satisfy your interests. During your third year, you’ll secure a placement in an industry setting, where you’ll put your knowledge into practice and boost your employability. Why Study Chemistry with Industrial Experience MChem at University of Huddersfield? You’ll be learning from the best in this course, as the University of Huddersfield has been rated Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2023. Our teaching staff also rank in the top three in England for the proportion who hold doctorates (HESA 2022). You could work in a variety of scientific areas, such as chemical analysis and manufacturing, pharmaceutics or petrochemicals. Professional Bodies This course was last accredited in 2018 by the Royal Society of Chemistry, and for six years thereafter. Why Huddersfield? Huddersfield’s vibrant and friendly campus is a great place from which to study, while the town itself offers lots to see and do, with good transport links in and around the area.


The first year comprises: • Inorganic Chemistry 1 • Organic Chemistry 1 • Physical Chemistry 1 • Analytical Science 1 • Data Handling • Techniques of Practical Chemistry. To see the full range of modules and descriptions, please visit our website. A link to this course can be found at the bottom of the page in the ‘Course contact details’ section.

Assessment method

You can gain practical skills and hands-on experience using a wide range of experimental techniques and instrumentation. You’ll spend the third year in industry, learning more about chemistry in the real world and undertaking an industrially relevant research project. The final year includes advanced topics in chemistry and a substantial research project in one of the areas of expertise within the department, which include medicinal and synthetic chemistry, catalysis, supramolecular chemistry, and forensic science. Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Chemistry, Royal Society of

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

If you do not have the appropriate qualifications for direct entry to this degree you may be able to apply to our Science Extended Degree (BCF0) - Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.

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English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our 'Where are you from?' information pages.

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £17600 Year 1
International £17600 Year 1

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Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and finance - If you are an EU or international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

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Chemistry with Industrial Experience at University of Huddersfield - UCAS