Advanced Organic Chemistry at University of East Anglia UEA - UCAS

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Overview This MSc in Advanced Organic Chemistry will train you to be at the forefront of organic chemistry today. Underpinning research and development in many areas of the chemical industry, organic chemistry couldn’t be more important. In fact, it’s the central discipline that drives innovation across many diverse areas of the science and technology industry – from forensics to food, pharmaceuticals to energy. You’re already a chemist, but you know that advanced level training is becoming increasingly important in this field. As well as strengthening your broader organic chemistry knowledge, you’re excited about specialising in this fascinating area – studying subjects such as stereochemistry, medicinal chemistry, organometallics and spectroscopy. This is exactly the kind of high-level training that’s so sought after by employers in the chemical industry, as well as academic institutions working on fundamental research. his course will be the next step on your journey towards a fulfilling and fascinating scientific career. About This Course Building on your undergraduate training in chemistry, this MSc allows you to gain a deeper understanding of the subject, whilst developing advanced knowledge in important modern aspects of organic chemistry. Whether you’re a chemistry graduate who wants to specialise, or you have a degree in combined science with a chemistry component, this course is designed to take your knowledge to the next level. You can expect to reach the frontiers of knowledge in organic chemistry, including organic reaction mechanisms, spectroscopy, and synthetic strategy. You’ll learn through advanced lectures, seminars and laboratory classes – which are specifically relevant to the needs of the pharmaceutical, agrochemical, speciality and fine organic chemicals industries. Importantly, you’ll also complete an in-depth laboratory research project, which allows you to work closely with our pioneering, award-winning academics. Through this you’ll showcase all your skills and learning – as well as bringing new original thought and research to bear with your topic. You’ll graduate with high level specialised skills and knowledge in organic chemistry, ready to embark on a career in the industry or progression to PhD level study. Disclaimer Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website:


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Entry requirements

Degree classification: Bachelors degree - 2.1 or equivalent Degree subject: Chemistry or a related joint discipline (depending on content)

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with minimum 6.0 in Writing & Speaking and 5.5 in Listening & Reading

English Foreign Language: Applications from students whose first language is not English are welcome. We require evidence of proficiency in English (including writing, speaking, listening and reading):   Test dates should be within 2 years of the course start date. We also accept a number of other English language tests. Review our English Language Equivalencies for a list of qualifications that we may accept to meet this requirement.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £13400 Whole course
England £13400 Whole course
Northern Ireland £13400 Whole course
Scotland £13400 Whole course
Wales £13400 Whole course
International £27300 Whole course

Additional fee information

Tuition fees are reviewed annually and subject to increase. Some fees are regulated by the UK government and will be changed in line with advice from them. For further information about additional costs for your course and information on fee status please see our website.

Sponsorship information

UEA offers a limited number of international scholarships of up to 50 per cent of the value of tuition fees; these awards are based on academic merit.

Advanced Organic Chemistry at University of East Anglia UEA - UCAS