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Chemistry with year-long industry experience MChem (Hons)

University of Southampton

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site - Highfield Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Intended for ambitious students with career aspirations in academic or commercial research, our MChem with year-long industry experience degree allows you to obtain significant industrial training in an advanced chemistry environment. Students have completed placements at organisations such as GlaxoSmithKline, Pzifer and Merck.During your placement you will be able to keep your knowledge and theory up-to-date with well-supported online learning. Our dedicated placement tutor will also support you throughout your placement.You'll develop in-depth knowledge of core chemistry topics while gaining extensive laboratory experience. In your third year, you'll also complete a research project based in Southampton. You’ll complete your practical work in outstanding teaching laboratories. Following a recent multimillion-pound investment in our facilities, you’ll have access to state-of-the-art equipment and gain an excellent practical training. You’ll be able to use NMR and IR spectrometers and X-Ray diffraction facilities to analyse your own samples in the laboratories.This course is accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) increasing the employability and enhancing the CVs of our graduates.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 21,580per year

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

Entry requirements

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A level : AAB - AAA

Typical Offer: AAA including chemistry with a pass in the chemistry Practical or AAB including chemistry and one additional science subject with a pass in all science Practical componentsIf you are taking an EPQ in addition to 3 A levels, you will receive the following offer in addition to the standard A level offer:AAB plus grade A in the EPQ, and including chemistry with a pass in the chemistry Practical or ABB plus grade A in the EPQ, and including chemistry and an additional science subject, with a pass in all scien


University information

University of Southampton

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    University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ, England

Southampton is proud of its inclusive global community and welcomes students from over 130 countries, including 6,800 EU and international students.
Southampton's Students' Union (SUSU) has over 40 cultural and international groups that help with social connections for international communities.
Specialist careers support and paid Year in Employment and internship opportunities prepare international students for their future.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    33rd out of 59 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    146 64%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%



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