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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of St Andrews

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • 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.

Modules are assessed through coursework and written examinations. Typical class sizes range from around 5 students for seminars and tutorials and around 40 students for lectures.

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 out with a research environment include scientific publishing, patent law, forensic science, IT and energy consultancy.

If students choose not to complete the dissertation requirement for the MSc, there is an exit award available that allows suitably qualified candidates to receive a Postgraduate Diploma. By choosing an exit award, you will finish your degree at the end of the second semester of study and receive a PGDip instead of an MSc.

Application deadline

12 August 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 23,090per 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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