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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Leeds

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Overview

Our Chemistry masters degree is a highly versatile course allowing you to direct your studies to specialised areas of chemistry. The course places strong emphasis on practical chemistry and focuses on current topics in chemistry research.

You will gain extensive hands-on practical experience within the laboratory with a practical skills module that provides tuition in essential practical and analytical procedures, and carry out an independent original research project.

The practical and analytical skills obtained, in combination with the reporting of the data generated, are essential abilities that enhance employability within the chemical sciences industries.

Learning and teaching

Teaching methods involve a combination of lectures, tutorials, case studies, workshops and contact with relevant industries. The final stage of study is an individual extended research project which is typically carried out within a research group and may also include external industrial involvement.

On this course you’ll be taught by our expert academics, from lecturers through to professors. You may also be taught by industry professionals with years of experience, as well as trained postgraduate researchers, connecting you to some of the brightest minds on campus.

Assessment

Assessment is based on course work, research project performance and written exams which take place at the end of the semester in which the module is taught.

Career opportunities

This masters degree course includes modules that have a direct commercial relevance, for instance Advanced Colour Science and Synthesis and Applications of Polymers. You will have the flexibility to design your masters degree allowing you to gain specialist knowledge in a topic that suits your career plans. The extended research project and introduction to practical skills module, will further enhance your employability.

Application deadline

10 September 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 24,750per 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 Leeds

  • University League Table

    16th

  • Campus address

    University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, England

A global community, the university’s staff and students come from over 170 countries. There will be chances to meet and work with people from across the world.
The university is continually investing in its campus, from new laboratories and lecture theatres to one of the most impressive libraries in the UK.
With a history of welcoming international students for over 100 years, students can be sure of experienced help throughout their time at Leeds.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    22nd out of 59

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    153 67%

    19th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    81 81%

    28th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    41st

    17

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