Highly skilled and well-qualified chemists are in demand by industry. The MSci Chemistry degree allows you to combine the rigours of bachelors and masters level modules into one integrated undergraduate package, and develop the advanced practical skills, knowledge and technical capability to work towards becoming a senior chemist.

Accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry, the applied nature of this Chemistry degree will prepare you to enter jobs in areas such as environmental monitoring and quality assurance, and in industries from food manufacture to textiles, materials processing and medicinal products testing.

To enhance your skills and career potential, there is plenty of hands-on practical experience as part of your studies. The MSci Chemistry course focuses on current research and development areas within the chemical industry including catalysis, modern materials and their applications, molecular modelling, advanced organic synthesis, and compound analysis and characterisation.

You will learn from experienced lecturers and researchers how these exciting areas of chemistry and chemical science apply in the real world by providing new materials and medicines. You will have the option to study for a PRINCE2 Foundation qualification in project management, which is valued by employers of chemical scientists, where you will conduct a major laboratory research project in a current area of science.

MSci Award
September Start
Full-time Study Mode
4 years Duration

Entry Requirements For This Course

Typical A-Level Offer - BBC to include B grade in Chemistry and normally one other Science but to exclude General Studies

Typical Welsh BACC Offer - Grade C and BB at A Level to include Chemistry and normally one other Science but to exclude General Studies

Typical BTEC Offer - BTEC Extended Diploma Distinction Merit Merit in a relevant subject which must include Chemistry modules

Typical IB Offer - Pass the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum score of 30 overall including a score of 5 in Chemistry and one other Science subject at Higher Level. You will also need to obtain a score of 5 or above in English at standard level.

Typical Access to HE Offer - Access to Higher Education Diploma in Science with 60 credits overall to include 45 level 3 credits equating to 18 Distinctions, 24 Merits and 3 Passes to include Chemistry modules

Additional Requirements - GCSEs: The University normally requires a minimum 5 GCSEs including Mathematics and English at Grade C or above, or their equivalent but consideration is given to individual circumstances

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