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Chemistry MChem at University of Greenwich - UCAS

Chemistry MChem

University of Greenwich

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Royal Society of Chemistry

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Course summary

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With our MChem degree in chemistry, you start as an undergraduate but leave with advanced skills and a valuable postgraduate qualification – ideal for standing out in the job market. Our integrated Master's in chemistry meets the current needs of employers and will prepare you for successful careers in a range of fields. Our graduates have gone on to roles in research and development, the chemical and pharmaceutical industries, forensic science, and health and safety. Your subjects include organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, analytical and physical chemistry, and colloids and nanoparticles. You'll also develop scientific problem-solving skills in the lab, which will be important to future employers. The final year includes a Master's-level project for you to demonstrate that you can work independently in a research area of your choice.

Course details

Modules

Year 1 Students are required to study the following compulsory modules. Investigative Methodology 1 (15 credits) Inorganic Chemistry (15 credits) Organic Chemistry (15 credits) Physical Chemistry (15 credits) Analytical Chemistry (30 credits) Practical and Professional Skills - Chemistry (30 credits) Year 2 Students are required to study the following compulsory modules. Research and Professional Skills (15 credits) Further Inorganic Chemistry (15 credits) Further Organic Chemistry (15 credits) Further Physical Chemistry (15 credits) Intermediate Chemistry (30 credits) Instrumental Analysis (15 credits) Green Chemistry (15 credits) Year 3 Option Set 1 Students are required to study the following compulsory modules. Advanced Practical Techniques and Research Methods (30 credits) Students are required to choose 90 credits from this list of options. Advanced Inorganic Chemistry (15 credits) Advanced Inorganic Materials Analysis (15 credits) Advanced Organic Chemistry 1 (Stereochemistry and Mechanisms) (15 credits) Advanced Organic Chemistry 2 (Synthetic Organic Chemistry) (15 credits) Applied Physical Chemistry (15 credits) Advanced Spectroscopy, Thermodynamics and Quantum Mechanics (15 credits) Option Set 2 Students are required to study the following compulsory modules. Advanced Practical Techniques and Research Methods (30 credits) Students are also required to choose 90 credits from this list of options. Advanced Inorganic Chemistry (15 credits) Advanced Inorganic Materials Analysis (15 credits) Advanced Organic Chemistry 1 (Stereochemistry and Mechanisms) (15 credits) Advanced Spectroscopy, Thermodynamics and Quantum Mechanics (15 credits) Chemometrics and Informatics (15 credits) Advanced Instrumental Analysis (15 credits) Year 4 Students are required to study the following compulsory modules. Graduation Project (60 credits) Applied Inorganic Chemistry (15 credits) Colloids and Nanoparticles (15 credits) Biological and Medicinal Chemistry (15 credits) Computational Chemistry (15 credits)

Assessment method

Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include ‘practice’ assessments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade. Examinations Coursework


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How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

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Course codeF100
Institution code G70
Campus nameUniversity of Greenwich (Medway Campus)
Campus codeM

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 120 points BTEC National: Extended Diploma in Applied Science A-level and BTEC National: Diploma/Extended Certificate in Applied Science and 40 Points from A-level Chemistry (or related subject – as above) Plus GCSEs in English language and mathematics at grade 4 or above (grade C or above under the A*-G system), and one GCSE science subject at Grade C or above under the A*-G system. We also accept equivalent qualifications at Level 2, such as Functional Skills in Mathematics and English. We will also consider: AS-levels along with A2-levels Alternative qualifications at Level 3, such as OCR Cambridge Technicals, AQA Tech-level, the International Baccalaureate and Access to Science
A level BBB A-level: 40 Points from Chemistry (or related subject)

Applicants from a non-UK educational background: Applicants must have successfully completed 12 years of full time education, and demonstrated competence in mathematics (usually equivalent to GCSE grade C). You will be required to attend an interview. If you were educated in a language other than English and/or in a country where English speakers are in a minority, you should have a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill) or equivalent. If you require a Tier 4 (General) student visa to study in the UK, your score must be from a UK Visas and Immigration approved IELTS test.

Additional entry requirements

Interview


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £13000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Fees are set for 19/20 intake and may be subject to change for 20/21.
Chemistry MChem at University of Greenwich - UCAS