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  • Qualification

    Master of Science (with Honours) - Msci (Hon)

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  • Study mode

    Full time

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  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Highly skilled and well-qualified chemists are in demand by industry. The MSci Chemistry degree allows you to combine the rigours of bachelors and masters level modules into one integrated undergraduate package, and develop the advanced practical skills, knowledge and technical capability to work towards becoming a senior chemist.Accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry, the applied nature of this Chemistry degree will prepare you to enter jobs in areas such as environmental monitoring and quality assurance, and in industries from food manufacture to textiles, materials processing and medicinal products testing.To enhance your skills and career potential, there is plenty of hands-on practical experience as part of your studies. The MSci Chemistry course focuses on current research and development areas within the chemical industry including catalysis, modern materials and their applications, molecular modelling, advanced organic synthesis, and compound analysis and characterisation.You will learn from experienced lecturers and researchers how these exciting areas of chemistry and chemical science apply in the real world by providing new materials and medicines. You will study for a PRINCE2 Foundation qualification in project management, which is valued by employers of chemical scientists, and conduct a major laboratory research project in a current area of science.Our chemistry facilities are on a par with those found in industry. Students make full use of the laboratories during their studies and gain hands-on experience using the extensive chemical equipment.Our Chemistry courses are based at our Glyntaff campus. USW Glyntaff is surrounded by green open spaces. Our students say they love the relaxed atmosphere and beautiful views.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,600per year

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A level : BBC

Gread B in Chemistry and normally one other science required. General Studies is not accepted. Combinations with other listed qualifications are acceptable and others not listed may also be acceptable – please contact enquiries@southwales.ac.uk.


University information

University of South Wales

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    University of South Wales, Llantwit Road, Treforest, Pontypridd, Rhondda, Cynon, Taff, CF37 1DL, Wales

The university is in South Wales, UK, with campuses in and around the capital city of Wales, Cardiff. Cardiff is a modern, multicultural, and safe student city.
Choose from over 500 courses, some with guaranteed work placements and many leading to professional certification.
The University of South Wales offers competitive tuition fees, generous scholarships and convenient payment plans.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    51st out of 59 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    102 45%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    81 81%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.42 88%



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