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Chemistry with a Year in Industry MChem (Hons)

Cardiff University

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  • Qualification

    Master of Chemistry (with Honours) - MChem (H)

  • Location

    Main Site - Cardiff

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Overview and aims of the ProgrammeThis four-year course includes a 9-12 month paid work placement during year three. You will get the opportunity to create valuable contacts and develop transferrable skills that will prepare you for a competitive work environment. Our strong links with industry can help you find a placement, in the past our students have completed placements with Dow Chemical Company, GSK, Pfizer and Kodak. You will develop a solid understanding of the main areas of chemistry before focusing on and area that is interesting or important to you through a substantial research project worth half the credits of the final year. Plus, you will spend many hours in our labs gaining hands-on experience and developing your research, mathematical and computational skills. With more of an emphasis on research than our BSc degrees, backed up with analysis, interpretation and problem solving together with significant opportunities to develop transferable professional skills, you can acquire all the attributes needed to be a self-sufficient working chemist.Distinctive Features of the ProgrammeAccredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry Eligible to apply for chartered status - MChem graduates are eligible for membership of the Royal Society of Chemistry (MRSC), and may apply for the title of Chartered Chemist (CChem) after further experience in a relevant job. Year in Industry - Spend your third year working in a paid role at an industrial laboratory where you can gain valuable experience and develop your professional skills. Great students experience - You'll be welcomed by our student mentors, who'll be there to help with everything from studying to social life. You will also be assigned a personal tutor who will guide you with academic matters. Summer research projects - There are a variety of opportunities to undertake summer research projects in Cardiff with support from a member of our academic staff, providing research experience and a valuable addition to your CV.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 21,950per year

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University information

Cardiff University

  • University League Table

    30th

  • Campus address

    Cardiff University, PO Box 921, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3XQ, Wales

Cardiff University has a welcoming and vibrant international community, with over 8,600 students coming from more than 130 countries.
Cardiff is a truly global institution, with more than 200 partnerships and formal research links worldwide giving its students access to unique opportunities.
In addition to a wide range of support services, your studies will be guided by a personal tutor able to give you both academic and professional advice.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    20th out of 59 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    139 61%

    29th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85 85%

    11th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    47th

    1

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