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Chemistry (Analytical Chemistry) MChem

University of Bradford

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  • Qualification

    Master of Chemistry - MChem

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Chemists essentially perform one of two roles (and often a mixture of the two) in employment: chemists synthesise molecules and/or they make structural measurements.When something is made or formulated in the chemical industry - be it a perfume, a polymer, a drug molecule or a pot of paint – an analytical chemist will be required to provide information regarding the product’s chemical constituents. As such, a good analytical chemist is seldom out of work.Securing initial employment as an analytical chemist is greatly helped by having hands-on experience of using analytical instruments. The University of Bradford’s Centre for Chemical and Structural Analysis is based within Chemistry and Forensic Sciences, and is involved in commercial work as well as supporting research within the university. The equipment and expertise in the centre forms an integral part of our Analytical Chemistry degree, giving students the real-world experience that makes them stand out in the jobs market.During the first two years of study you will develop a sound understanding of theoretical and practical aspects of chemistry, with core content delivered across the traditional areas of organic, inorganic and physical chemistry. To give you an intellectually fulfilling experience, our chemistry courses allow you to take 20 credits of elective modules in stages 1 and 2, with subjects offered from across the University’s teaching portfolio such as mathematics, engineering, economics and more.The third year we will introduce you to specialist content in medicinal, materials and analytical chemistry. You will also have the opportunity to study a specific subject by choosing to a greater depth during an extended dissertation.It is possible to exit after stage 3 with a BSc (Hons) in Chemistry.In the Master's year you will develop a deeper understanding of the application of chemistry to solving real-world problems. Master's-level training focuses on deploying training in real-world settings. Academic research experience involves students working on their own project as part of a research team alongside postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers at the University. **Professional accreditation**Students can apply for membership of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC).**Rankings**Ranked 18th in the UK for Chemistry in the Guardian University League Tables 2019.Our BSc and MChem Chemistry programmes received 94% overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2020.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 20,118per year

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

Entry requirements

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A level : BCC

104 UCAS tariff points to include A-level Chemistry minimum grade B.Please note that where a science A-level is taken, the University will require applicants to pass the practical element (for A levels awarded from August 2017 onwards).

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University information

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University of Bradford

  • University League Table

    85th

  • Campus address

    University of Bradford, Richmond Road, Bradford, Bradford, BD7 1DP, England

The University of Bradford is one of the most diverse, inclusive universities in the UK. It is proud of the warm welcome that international students receive.
Expert support staff are on hand to help international students from their first contact with the university, throughout their time in Bradford and beyond.
The campus is within a 10-minute walk of the city centre, with accommodation and all student facilities within the grounds.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    54th out of 57 22

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    101 46%

    53rd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65.0 65%

    50th

    44
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.19 84%

    18th

    24

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