Chemistry with a Year in Europe MChem

If students have, or can acquire, sufficient ability in French, German or Spanish for day-to-day living, this is a great opportunity to spend Level 4 in a research group of one of our partner universities abroad. English will be used in the chosen research group. Students can also soak up the culture of the country for a year, learn research methods and improve their foreign language skills.

Accreditation

Accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry for partially meeting the academic criteria for Chartered Chemist (CChem).

Employability

Work and study

This is what our MChem Chemistry with a Year in Europe students are doing six months after graduating:

  • 38% are working
  • 43% are studying
  • 5% are working and studying.

Managerial/professional position

  • 70% of those working are in a professional/managerial position six months after graduating.

Salary

  • The average salary of students six months after graduating: £21000
  • The average UK salary of students six months after graduating from a similar course: £20000

Jobs

These are the most common jobs students go into six months after graduating:

  • Natural and social science professionals
  • Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
  • Elementary occupations
  • Engineering professionals
  • Teaching and educational professionals
  • Business, research and administrative professionals
  • Business and public service associate professionals
  • Administrative occupations
  • Leisure, travel and related personal service occupations
  • Sales occupations
MChem Award
September Start
Full-time Study Mode
5 years Duration
F103 UCAS Code

Entry Requirements For This Course

Year 1

  • Highers AABB or BBBBC including Chemistry
  • A-Levels BBB including Chemistry
  • Scottish Baccalaureate BC in Adv. Higher with Chemistry B, Disciplinary Project C and Higher B
  • Int. Baccalaureate 30 points to include Higher Level Chemistry at minimum Grade 5
  • HNC A in graded unit. Additional HNC profile requirement. Please contact Admissions Tutor for further information.
  • Additional information Transfer from BSc to MChem is possible up to the end of Year 3 with a Chemistry average greater than 60%.

Year 2

  • Advanced Highers AB in Chemistry and Mathematics, plus AABB at Higher.
  • A-Levels ABB including Chemistry and Mathematics
  • Scottish Baccalaureate AB in Adv. Higher with Chemistry and Maths, Disciplinary Project B and Higher B
  • Int. Baccalaureate 35 points to include Higher Level Mathematics and Chemistry (both at minimum grade 6).
  • HND BB in graded units. Graded tariff is for guidance only. Please contact Admissions Tutor for further information.

Year 3

  • HND AA in graded units. Please contact Admissions Tutor for further information.

Additional information

  • BTEC Relevant BTEC qualifications are accepted; please contact Admissions Tutor for further details.

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