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Informed by our extensive research and industry links, our Chemistry MChem takes you from fundamental chemistry concepts to specialist masters-level work at the forefront of the field. Research expertise will inform your learning.
Research across the course team spans organic, inorganic, physical and analytical chemistry, with particular strengths in medicinal, environmental, materials and analytical chemistry.
You will undertake research projects arising from and contributing to this research as part of one of our multidisciplinary research groups. Visiting experts share their knowledge with you by presenting their current research.
You will gain extensive practical experience in our specialist labs including chromatography, nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), mass spectrometry, electron microscopy, electroanalysis, and many other research techniques. The optional placement year is an opportunity to further develop your skills and gain valuable work experience.
This course is accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry as fully meeting the academic criteria for Chartered Chemist (CChem).
How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||112 - 120 points|
|A level||BBC - BBB||A levels to include a B in Chemistry.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMM - DDM||Applied Science, to include a minimum of four Chemistry units.|
|Access to HE Diploma||
D: 15 credits
M: 30 credits
|Pass Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits overall. Must include 12 credits at distinction in level 3 chemistry. At least 45 credits at level 3, with 15 credits at distinction and 30 at merit.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||
GCSE (minimum grade C or grade 4)
At least three subjects including English language, maths and science.
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||27 points||Must include three subjects at Higher Level, one to be Chemistry at grade 5.|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H2, H3, H3, H3, H3||To include specified subjects.|
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.0||6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5. in each element, or equivalent English Language qualification.|
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Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|