M.Sc. On Campus


University of Leeds

12 months
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The Chemistry degree from the University of Leeds is developed to allow you to direct your studies to specialised areas of chemistry. The course places strong emphasis on practical chemistry, complimented with focus on current topics in chemistry research.


The Chemistry degree from the University of Leeds enables the principles and theories of Chemistry learnt to be applied within a laboratory setting to solve real-world challenges.

Engagement with a wide range of Chemistry-related subjects is promoted, ensuring that the course is highly interdisciplinary and contains expertise from a range of specialisms, including Chemistry, Food Science and Nutrition, Physics, Chemical Biology and Material Science. You will have the opportunity to be taught by experts across faculties, to gain the skills and knowledge to work in a multidisciplinary environment.

You will gain extensive hands-on practical experience within the laboratory by undertaking a practical skills module , and by carrying out an independent original research project. Optional modules may provide the chance to build up specialist knowledge in areas that align with your interests and career aspirations.

Career opportunities

This Chemistry degree from University of Leeds includes modules that have a direct commercial relevance, for instance Advanced Colour Science and Synthesis and Applications of Polymers. You will have the flexibility to design your masters degree allowing you to gain specialist knowledge in a topic that suits your career plans. The extended research project and introduction to practical skills module, will further enhance your employability.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Practical Bioinformatics
  • Metals and Alloys 
  • Synthesis and Characterisation of Organic Molecules
  • Advanced Colour Science
  • Synthesis and Application of Polymers
  • Colour Application Technology
  • Physical Aspects of Food 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor degree with a 2:2 (hons) in chemistry, or a chemistry related subject. Applicants must have taken and consistently scored 2:2 level marks (or higher) in modules covering: organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, physical chemistry and analytical chemistry.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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