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The award
MSc

How long you will study
1 - 2 Years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9250 per year

How you will study
full-time, part-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 19500 per year

All study options

About Chemical Research at Queen Mary, University of London

Course descriptionThe MSc in Chemical Research at Queen Mary aims to introduce you to the fascinating world of modern chemistry and provides you with the opportunity to spend a year on a major individual research project, supplemented by lectures, leading to an internationallyrecognised Masters qualification. This course provides a comprehensive preparation for students wishing to progress onto a research career, bridging the gap between the lecture-dominated programme of a typical undergraduate BSc degree and the research intensive PhD degree. Training is given in a wide range of techniques to enable candidates to build up a substantial portfolio of experimental skills and thereby tackle more extended research projects, such as those required for PhD degrees, with increased confidence. The practical work is also reinforced by lecture courses explaining the underlying theoretical basis of various research methods and techniques, and other aspects of advanced chemistry.Course contentThe major part of the programme is a research project on a topic agreed in consultation with the MSc tutor. This practical work will provide training in a variety of specialised techniques appropriate to your chosen area of research and is carried out in the main research laboratories, under the supervision of a member of academic staff. The taught course component of the degree programme consists of: A postgraduate lecture course on Research Methods and Techniques A second lecture course selected from the range of advanced undergraduate chemistry modules offered by the School.AssessmentYou will take two written examinations on the lecture courses. For the research project you will complete a dissertation, present your research work at a seminar and have an oral examination.Entry requirementsA second class UK BSc (Hons) degree in chemistry, or with chemistry as a major element (or equivalent international qualifications).

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-time, Part-timeHow long you will study1 - 2 year
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9250 per yearInternational course feesGBP 19500 per year

Notes about fees for this course

There are a number of sources of funding available for Masters students.

These include a significant package of competitive Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) bursaries and scholarships in a range of subject areas, as well as external sources of funding.

Entry requirements

Students from outside of the UK help form a global community here at Queen Mary. For detailed country specific entry requirements please visit the International section of our website. If your first language is not English, you must provide evidence of your English language proficiency.

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