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Chemistry with Summer Research Placements MChem (Hons)

University of Sussex

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**About the course**At Sussex, you’re taught by today’s leading chemists, whose research is making world-changing impact in many areas, including renewable energy, drug design and cancer, and making the world’s tiniest magnets.We focus on core modules during the first two years. This enables us to offer you an unrivalled choice of modules in year 3, allowing you to tailor your degree to your interests.Amongst other topics, you can study:- the structure of drug molecules and designing potential new, improved medicines- quantum chemical methods- the principles of lasers and their application, amongst other areas.In your integrated Masters year, you’ll develop advanced research skills by working alongside our world-leading staff in Chemistry on ground-breaking discoveries. There are also paid research placement opportunities during the summer holidays. You can also take an extra year to do a professional placement or study at an international university.**Accreditation**This course is accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC).**MChem or BSc?**We also offer this course without summer research placements, with an industrial placement year, or as a three-year BSc. Find out about the benefits of an integrated Masters year.**About Sussex**Sussex graduates change the world. Our students become the leaders of the future, making discoveries, improving lives and changing things for the better.Study with us to join a welcoming and inspiring community of staff and students from more than 140 countries.**Location**We shape the world from a fantastic campus on the UK’s beautiful south coast.We are the only UK university surrounded by a national park, so you can step off campus to explore the hills and woodlands of the South Downs. The vibrant, colourful and creative seaside city of Brighton & Hove is just nine minutes away.With Brighton voted the happiest city in England for students, (Student Living Survey, Sodexo, 2018) there can be few better places to study.

Application deadline

15 January

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A level : AAA

A-levels must include Chemistry, at least grade A. You will also normally need to pass the separate science practical assessment in Chemistry. If you are not able to take the science practical assessment, applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.You will normally need GCSE (or equivalent) Mathematics and two Science subjects with grade 5 in each (or grade B)..

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University information

University of Sussex

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    University of Sussex, Sussex House, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN1 9RH, England

Situated on the sunny South Coast, the iconic city of Brighton is only one hour from London with excellent travel links to both Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
The sector leading business school offers a complete understanding of management, owing to Sussex’s interest in policy and expertise in science and technology.
One of the most international universities in the UK, Sussex welcomes students to join its friendly community of 150+ nationalities.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    45th out of 57 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    142 64%

    24th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    44th

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%

    29th

    10

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