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Chemistry with Scientific Writing (MSc)

University of Warwick

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Warwick

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    04-OCT-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Communicating science is a challenging topic, but Chemistry with Scientific Writing MSc course has been expertly designed to build on your subject knowledge of Chemistry. Ranked 6th in the REF, Warwick's Chemistry Department, will provide you with a strong grasp on scientific writing and how to apply it.

Course Overview

This MSc will help you to build your subject knowledge of Chemistry while also enhancing your ability to communicate science, with a focus on writing for scientific publications or communication in the media.

You will gain a Master’s level education in technical chemistry modules and develop key research skills by completing a project in one of our world-class research groups, using state-of-the-art synthesis and equipment.

By the end of the course you will possess advanced chemical knowledge and also the ability to effectively communicate often complex scientific concepts to others, preparing you for a career in research, scientific writing, science education or science communication.

Teaching

The first 23 weeks are lecture-based, providing you with a diverse range of skills in analytical sciences to complete a successful 24-week research project.

Assessment

Each scientific module is usually between 50% and 80% examined and 20 -50% assessed; the scientific writing modules are 100% assessed; the research project is 100% assessed.

Careers

Our graduates have gone on to work for organisations in: academia; pharmaceuticals; chemical and material industry; science consultancy; banking and finance.

Our department has a dedicated professionally qualified Senior Careers Consultant offering impartial advice and guidance together with workshops and events throughout the year. Previous examples of workshops and events include:

  • Careers in Science
  • Career Options with Chemistry
  • Warwick careers fairs throughout the year
  • MSc lunchtime careers presentations
  • PhD Transferable Skills careers decision making session
  • Finding experience to boost your CV for Chemistry students
  • SME Careers Events – e.g. British Coatings Federation Careers Evening
  • Career Options with Chemistry Presentation and Networking Evening

Tuition fees

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£ 28,520per year

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

University information

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University of Warwick

  • University League Table

    11th

  • Campus address

    University of Warwick, Coventry, Coventry, CV4 7AL, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 59

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    150 66%

    21st

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    13th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.24 85%

    17th

    9

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