Chemistry at Hull is taught by the leaders in the field – including members of the pioneering research team who paved the way for the LCD display technology that's on your smartphone, laptop, tablet and TV. This MSc allows you to explore advanced chemistry topics across the range of organic, inorganic, physical and analytical chemistry. The course will help you develop an understanding of where the forefront of chemistry lies and how research advances the boundaries of chemical knowledge. You’ll be trained in advanced practical skills required in a chemical research laboratory and undertake a significant piece of original research work in a selected field.
Compulsory modules All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time. Preparation for Research Advanced Research Topics in Chemistry Literature Review and Preparation for Project MSc Research Project Advanced Research Topics in Analytical and Forensic Chemistry This module gives you the opportunity to present complex scientific material both orally and in written form which are vital skills for future employment. Your knowledge of the subject and problem-solving abilities will be assessed in a three hour exam and a written assignment. Optional modules All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time. Advanced Inorganic Chemistry Develop insight into the frontiers of inorganic chemistry, from molecules to solids. Advanced Organic Chemistry Learn about state-of-the-art organic asymmetric synthesis and retrosynthetic analysis. Advanced Physical Chemistry and Materials The module includes hot topics in physical and materials chemistry with perspectives in nanostructured smart materials, metal clusters, modern aspects of wetting and capillarity, modern emulsion science and photochromics.
You’ll learn through a combination of practical classes, workshops, tutorials, masterclasses and lectures. You’ll work independently and within small groups to undertake research and problem-solving tasks. The culmination of the programme is an independent research project, where you’ll write a dissertation to present your results.
How to apply
If you require a Student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level. This course requires academic IELTS 6.5 overall, with no less than 5.5 in each skill. See other accepted English language proficiency qualifications. If your English currently does not reach the required standard, you may be interested in our pre-sessional English Language programmes. Visit your country page to find out more about entry requirements.
Minimum 2.2 Bachelor Honours (or international equivalent) in chemistry or related subjects. In order to ensure our students have a rich learning and student experience, most of our programmes have a mix of domestic and international students. We reserve the right to close applications early to either group, if application volumes suggest that this blend cannot be achieved. In addition, existing undergraduate students at the University of Hull have a guaranteed ‘Fast Track’ route to any postgraduate programme, subject to meeting the entry criteria.
English language requirements
If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level. This course requires academic IELTS 6.0 overall, with no less than 5.5 in each skill. If your English currently does not reach the University's required standard for this programme, you may be interested in one of our English language courses.
English Language Requirements
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|Republic of Ireland||£11550||Whole course|
|Northern Ireland||£11550||Whole course|
|Channel Islands||£11550||Whole course|
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