University of Bristol has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Our MSci course is suited to you if you want to gain a solid foundation for postgraduate study or a career in science. The first two years are common to all of our degree courses. You will study fundamental concepts in inorganic, organic and physical chemistry and applications in areas such as analytical, environmental, materials and theoretical chemistry. You will develop your ability to design experiments and interpret results and will gain key skills through our chemistry-specific communications and mathematics units. Your final year includes a 20-week research project in which you will work with an academic member of staff and their research team on a current problem in chemistry. We are one of the UK's biggest chemistry schools and we have a superb reputation for teaching and research; over a third of our research was rated 'world-leading' in the Research Excellence Framework 2014. Our alumni have established careers with a wide range of employers, including Teach First, GlaxoSmithKline, Deloitte LLP and HM Revenue and Customs.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
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How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
The University of Bristol welcomes applications from international students, and accepts a wide range of qualifications for undergraduate study. If you studied at a school, college or university outside the UK, please select the relevant page for further information on qualification equivalences, scholarships and details of our education representatives in your country/region: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/international/countries/
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||AAB - A*AA||Standard offer: A*AA including A in Chemistry Contextual offer: AAB including A in Chemistry Please visit: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/entry-requirements-qualifications/contextual-offers/ for more information about contextual offers.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||D*DD||D*DD in Science|
|Access to HE Diploma||D: 30 credits M: 15 credits||Access to HE Diploma in Science. The 45 graded Level 3 credits must include: - at least 30 credits at Distinction and 15 at Merit or above; and - at least 12 credits at Distinction from Chemistry units. Mature students are welcome to contact [email protected] to check the suitability of their Access course.|
|Scottish Higher||AAAAA||Standard Higher: AAAAA|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||AA||Advanced Higher: A in Chemistry|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||38 - 34 points||Standard offer: 38 points overall to include 18 points at Higher Level, with 6 in Higher Level Chemistry. Contextual offer: 34 points overall to include 17 points at Higher Level 6 in Higher Level Chemistry. Please visit: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/entry-requirements-qualifications/contextual-offers/ for more information about contextual offers.|
|Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)||Requirements are as for A-levels where you can substitute the same non-subject specific grade for the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Level Core grade.|
|Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal||Requirements for principal subjects are as for A-level, where D1/ D2 is A*, D3 is A, M1/ M2 is B and M3 is C|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||GCSE Profile: Higher numeracy requirement (6 or B in GCSE Mathematics or equivalent). For more information, visit http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/entry-requirements-qualifications/gcse/|
European Baccalaureate offer: 88% overall with 8.5 in Chemistry If this course is your Firm or Insurance choice and you do not achieve the required grades when we receive your results but do meet the grades for BSc Chemistry, you will automatically be offered a place on the BSc course.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£10750||Year 1|