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  • Qualification

    Master of Science (with Honours) - Msci (Hon)

  • Location

    University Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Understanding Natural Sciences**Natural sciences allows you to study a combination of sciences, helping you to understand where you may want to specialise. By combining expertise from multiple subjects, you can help find solutions to 'big-world' problems. You'll learn from scientists who are working together to address global challenges such as climate change, sustainable food and healthcare.**Course structure**This integrated masters enables you to study a interdisciplinary degree for the first three years and then specialise more in the final year to study natural sciences at a more advanced level.Choose from the following multiple subject combinations:ArchaeologyBiologyCancer SciencesChemistryEcosystems and EnvironmentEarth ScienceMathematicsPhysicsPsychologyYou'll choose from one of twenty-two streams combining three of the subjects during your first year. You'll study two subjects to degree level from your second year. The flexibility to study different subjects, enables you to tailor the MSci to your interests. You can continue to study familiar subjects alongside some you may not have studied before.**Research experience**The final year involves you spending half of the year working on an in-depth research project in an area of your choice. Supported by teaching staff, the project provides an excellent opportunity to consolidate your learning from earlier years. The project topic can be within your specific scientific subject or more interdisciplinary, combining elements of all the subjects you've studied. It will help you to develop the skills needed, especially if you are considering a career in research and development. You will also take taught modules, allowing you to explore some topics in more depth.**Flexibility**Throughout your degree you can choose from a range of additional options. You can apply to do these when you get here.- Switch between the BSc and MSci within the first two years- Year-long industry placement- Year in Computer Science to gain programming skills**Careers**You will graduate with transferable skills that employers look for. Alongside in-depth subject knowledge you'll be trained in critical thinking, problem solving, team work and communication. Many of our graduates pursue roles in scientific sectors such as energy, conservation and pharmaceuticals. Others continue with their studies by doing a masters or PhD.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 25,000per year

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University information

University of Nottingham

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  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

Career-boosting opportunities including internships and work placements, exchange programmes, international campuses, and entrepreneurial support.
A range of prestigious international scholarships for high-achieving students from around the world.
A top uni for sport and fitness with sports scholarships, 70+ sports clubs, superb facilities on all campuses, and a great track record in UK sports leagues.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    29th out of 100 16

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    138 63%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82.0 82%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%



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