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Course summary

Our MSc in Chemical Research will train you to undertake practical and theoretical research in your specialist area of chemistry with guidance from an experienced researcher. In addition to a one-year research project, you will also complete two taught modules which are selected to complement your project. Aimed at graduates of chemistry or related disciplines, it is designed to develop practical skills in research. For more information, please visit the programme page:


Sample modules may include: MSc Chemistry Research Project Postgraduate Chemistry Research Methods and Skills Advanced Organic Chemistry Advanced Topics in Physical Chemistry Functional Inorganic Materials Check our website for more details about the course structure.

Entry requirements

IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent) Entry requirements: Normally a 2.2 or above in an undergraduate honours degree, or the equivalent from a university outside the UK, in chemistry. Motivated applicants with a degree in other subject areas may be considered. Although the usual route to PhD is by direct entry, it is possible for MSc students to transfer to a PhD.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £14100 Whole course
EU £27800 Whole course
England £14100 Whole course
Northern Ireland £14100 Whole course
Scotland £14100 Whole course
Wales £14100 Whole course
Channel Islands £14100 Whole course
International £27800 Whole course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Chemical Research at University of Reading - UCAS