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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of St Andrews

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    06-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The MSc in Chemical Science provides students with advanced knowledge and skills in modern chemical sciences and encourages them to explore research-led topics through a wide range of modules.

Course information

The MSc in Chemical Science is a one-year taught programme run by the School of Chemistry. The course is designed for students and professionals who have a degree in Chemistry or an allied subject.

The course provides students with advanced knowledge and skills in modern chemical sciences and encourages them to explore research-led topics through a wide range of modules. Students can choose from a number of module options, expanding their fundamental knowledge of all areas of chemistry or specialising in a particular area of interest.

Highlights

  • The aims of the programme include introducing modern chemical science concepts and techniques, exploring further advanced research-led topics through a range of optional modules, and equipping you with analytical, critical, and communication skills.
  • A key aspect of the programme is undertaking a significant research project for your dissertation. This enables you to develop skills in one of many areas aligned with the research interests of the School of Chemistry, for example, catalysis, surface science, energy materials, chemical biology, synthetic chemistry or structural chemistry.

Careers

Chemistry graduates have gone on to successful careers in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries with companies such as:

  • AstraZeneca
  • BP
  • GSK
  • Johnson Matthey
  • Pfizer
  • Shell
  • Siemens

Other career routes outwith a research environment include scientific publishing, patent law, forensic science, IT and energy consultancy.

The Careers Centre offers one-to-one advice to all students on a taught postgraduate course and offers a programme of events to assist students in building their employability skills.

Application deadline

11 August 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 24,240per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of St Andrews

  • University League Table

    3rd

  • Campus address

    University of St Andrews, College Gate, St Andrews, KY16 9AJ, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    3rd out of 59 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    222 97%

    2nd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    83 83%

    17th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.30 86%

    7th

    8

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