Materials Chemistry at University of Glasgow - UCAS

Course summary

Materials Chemistry is focused on studying the role chemistry can play in areas such as nanotechnology, electronics, polymers and energy storage. Materials chemists study how fundamental knowledge of chemistry could be put into practical applications. You will learn, from practical hands-on experiences, comprehensive lecture courses presented by leading researchers and study of advanced analytical methods, what it takes to make materials of the future. You will be taught by materials chemists, whose research is making a world-changing impact in areas such as functional nanomaterials, chemical photonics, energy conversion and storage, organic / inorganic solar cells, polymer materials and catalysis.


Year 1 core courses: • Chemistry 1 Year 2 core courses: • Chemistry 2X • Chemistry 2Y Year 3 core courses: • Inorganic Chemistry 3 • Organic Chemistry 3 • Physical Chemistry 3 Year 4 core courses: • Materials Chemistry Project 4H • Chemistry Special Topics 4H • Functional Materials 4H • Inorganic Chemistry 4H (Half) • Materials Characterisation 4H • Nanostructure Materials 4H • Physical Chemistry 4H

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Qualification requirements

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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 £27750 Whole course
Northern Ireland £27750 Whole course
Wales £27750 Whole course
Channel Islands £27750 Whole course
EU £111720 Whole course
Scotland £7280 Whole course
International £111720 Whole course

Additional fee information

◾The University of Glasgow offer students from England, Northern Ireland and Wales one free year of tuition fees, meaning that these students only pay for 3 years of this 4 year degree programme ◾Support for students from England Northern Ireland and Wales - We offer a range of bursaries, scholarships to well qualified students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland, please visit for more details ◾The Students Award Agency for Scotland (SAAS) pays tuition fees to the University for eligible Scottish domiciled and EU students (except those in England, Wales or Northern Ireland). Check your eligibility for SAAS funding at You must apply for payment of your fees to SAAS before the start of each year of your programme of study.If you do not apply for SAAS funding or SAAS determine that you are ineligible then you will become personally liable for your fees.◾Additional International fees -The following additional fees are applicable: Examinations-only students pay the registration fee of £110 The General Council fee is £50. For more information relating to International Fees please visit: ◾The University of Glasgow offers a range of scholarships to support our students, please visit for more details.
Materials Chemistry at University of Glasgow - UCAS