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  • Qualification

    MPhil - Master of Philosophy

  • Location

    The University of Manchester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Programme description

This programme of research is for one year full-time or two years part-time study. You will require a minimum of a Lower Second class UK honours degree or equivalent in Chemistry, Biochemistry or related discipline. Your research area can be chosen from Analytical, Biological, Inorganic, Materials, Organic, Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Biomolecular Science, Biotechnology, Gene Expression, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Structural Biology, Genetics, Neuroscience, Pharmacology and Toxicology.

Facilities

The Department has outstanding facilities, with for example 9 high resolution NMR spectrometers and 1 solid state, 3 area detectors and several powder systems for X-ray crystallography, and it hosts a national EPR service. Its research has been recognised both by funding bodies, who are currently providing over £40M of research grants, and by numerous national and international prizes and awards.

We offer comprehensive academic coverage across the chemical sciences and in all the core sub-disciplines of chemistry. We have strong research links with more than 80 different companies and more than 150 overseas universities and research institutes.

Career opportunities

The programmes we offer place our graduates in the best position to enhance their career prospects. Many of our Masters students progress to PhD study. A number of our PhD graduates have taken up postdoctoral research positions in the UK or overseas, where as others have chosen a career in academia or move into industry such as GlaxoSmithKline, AstraZeneca, NNL. The nature of our degrees provides graduates with transferrable and specific skills needed for different careers.

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University information

University of Manchester

  • University League Table

    13th

  • Campus address

    The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    20th out of 57 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    167 75%

    12th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    31st

    16
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 79%

    46th

    9

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