University of Greenwich

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

Chemistry MChem

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Course summary

With our MChem degree in chemistry, you start as an undergraduate but leave with advanced skills and a valuable master’s degree - ideal for standing out in the job market. Chemistry impacts everything in our daily lives, from making the perfect cup of tea to how we send shuttles into space. This integrated Master's in chemistry explores all branches of the discipline, including organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, physical chemistry and analytical chemistry. With a final-year project to demonstrate your problem-solving skills, you'll emerge with advanced skills to appeal to a broad range of employers. This MChem degree is accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry, which means you get free membership for the first year and become eligible for associate membership once you graduate. You'll also benefit from our connections with industry. Our lecturers have held prestigious roles at GSK and Pfizer, and we regularly welcome industry-based guest speakers. This course prepares you for successful careers, inside and outside the lab. Our chemistry graduates work as Laboratory Managers, Analysts, Technologists, Technicians, Project Managers and Scientific Officers in well-known organisations such as Dyson, E.On, GSK, and the NHS. With a 100% overall student satisfaction rating for Chemistry (NSS 2019), we are the perfect option for your future in professional science. What you should know about this course

  • Ranked #1 in London for Student Satisfaction for two years running (National Student Survey, 2019 and 2020) and top 30 in the UK (Guardian University League Table, 2021)
  • Ranked #1 University in Kent for Graduate Prospects (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021)
  • Gain extended lab skills to develop your problem-solving abilities (a high priority for employers)
  • Students studying Chemistry can expect to earn up to £28,925 on graduation (HESA, 2020)
  • This course is taught at our Medway Campus in Chatham Maritime, Kent.

Modules

All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.

Assessment method

On this course, on average, students are assessed by: Examinations Coursework Students are assessed through a combination of course work, exams and practical assessment where relevant. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assignments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.

Professional bodies

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

  • Chemistry, Royal Society of

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
F100
Institution code:
G70
Campus name:
University of Greenwich (Medway Campus)
Campus code:
M

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

For more information about our English Language Requirements, please click on the following link:

https://www.gre.ac.uk/international/help-and-support/courses


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
81%
Student satisfaction
70%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
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
EU £15100 Year 1
International £15100 Year 1

Additional fee information

These fees were set for the 2022/23 intake. Therefore, this may change for the 2023/24 academic year. Please follow this link for more information https://www.gre.ac.uk/finance
Chemistry MChem at University of Greenwich - UCAS