Chemistry at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS

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Course summary

Course Overview The MChem – professionally accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) – is now the established mainstream route to becoming a professional chemist in the UK. Why study with us

  • With state-of-the-art facilities, we’re proud to offer an unparalleled learning experience. With us, you'll get both the theory and practical abilities you’ll need to become a skilful chemist.
  • Option to undertake a 48-week sandwich placement in industry between your second and third years.
  • You’ll get an insight into ‘green chemistry’ and how the chemical industry is adopting revolutionary processes which are more environmentally friendly.
What you’ll do
  • You’ll gain hands-on skills in our fantastic facilities, including advanced analytical instruments such as mass spectrometers, X-ray diffractometers, electron microscopes and more.
  • This is a unique degree – as well as offering a solid lab-based foundation in the traditional aspects of Chemistry, you’ll also explore cutting-edge specialist fields such as drug design and development, nanotechnology and the recent adoption of sustainable chemicals manufacture which has given rise to ‘green chemistry.’
  • You’ll benefit from our chemistry-based research focused on materials chemistry within our Centre for Smart Materials, providing a focus for study in your third year.
  • This course is accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry. RSC are the UK’s professional body for chemical scientists with a worldwide community.
Future careers You’ll graduate with a widely-respected qualification that major employers of chemists – and the Royal Society of Chemistry – are looking for.


Please visit The University of Central Lancashire’s website for the latest information about our modules.

How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3
  • Year 4

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with no component score less than 5.5 (To have been taken within two years of the course commencement date)

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
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
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

*subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate
Chemistry at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS