|Study location||United Kingdom, Sheffield|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||£20,470 per year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
2:1 BSc honours degree or equivalent in chemistry or a chemistry-related subject
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
These should be supplied and signed by academic staff at institutions where you have studied previously. They must be presented on the official letter-headed paper of the relevant institution. If you have been out of education for the last two years, you can send one academic reference plus one from your current employer if you wish.
This 12-month course is ideal if you want to develop skills in a range of areas. It includes project work and an introduction to research level theory.
You’ll take taught classes for the first two semesters. In the third semester, you’ll work on an extended research project of your own.
Employers value this kind of experience. By the time you graduate, you will have proved you can work within a research group, organise your own research, complete a project and communicate your findings.
All students will carry out two smaller laboratory projects prior to starting their main research project, to develop practical and scientific communication skill. They also undertake a Research and Presentation Skills module to further develop the higher level skills needed for research.
Lectured modules consist of a wide range of segments, spanning the breadth of chemistry, from which students are able to choose, to tailor their MSc to their strengths and interests.
Lecture segments in advanced topics selected from the extensive breadth of chemistry.
Individual research projects – you may tailor the area of your research project to your particular interests
Assessed performance during the project