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The award
MSc

How long you will study
12 months

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
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All study options

About Chemistry at Newcastle University

Our Chemistry MSc provides advanced training in modern chemistry. It will give you an overview of chemistry topics as practised in modern research. You will receive speciality training in areas of organic, inorganic, physical and analytical chemistry.

Through this course you will achieve a high level of research competence. The research project and dissertation will provide you with training in tackling and communicating the results of a significant research problem in chemistry.

You will also gain experience in relevant aspects of laboratory work, including COSHH and safety.

You will gain specialist knowledge and understanding through lectures, seminars and workshops. You will also have taught laboratory classes where you’ll perform carefully designed and tested experiments.

Delivery

The course is delivered through the School of Chemistry. The School will provide personal study support throughout your course.

Your work is in chemistry laboratories using modern analytical equipment with access to computer clusters, specialist computer software, online resources, an extensive library and dedicated study areas. All teaching takes place at the university's campus in the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne.

Facilities

The School of Chemistry has modern teaching and research facilities along with major research strengths in drug and medicinal chemistry. Our new teaching laboratories, costing £1.9 million, have recently opened.

Study options for this course

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  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study12 months
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Entry requirements

At least a 2:1 honours degree, or an international equivalent in a chemistry related subject, such as:

  • biochemistry
  • chemical technology
  • applied chemistry
  • industrial chemistry

International Students

To study this course you need to meet our Band 1 English Language requirements:

Direct Entry : IELTS 6.0 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills)

If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a pre-sessional English course. 

Our typical English Language requirements are listed as IELTS scores but we also accept a wide range of English Language tests.

The equivalent academic qualifications that we accept are listed on our country pages.

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