12 months
26200 GBP/year
12250 GBP/year
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This Chemistry course at University of Sheffield is designed to help you stand out. You'll gain research experience at postgraduate level and learn advanced lab techniques in our state-of-the-art facilities.  

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For most of this one-year Chemistry course from University of Sheffield , you will be working full-time as a chemistry researcher on your own research project. 

You’ll get to choose a topic that you're interested in, be assigned an academic supervisor who specialises in that area and work in their laboratory as part of a team of scientists. 


  • We have state-of-the-art research laboratories and we're home to several multimillion pound research facilities. 
  • These facilities include the Lord Porter Laser Laboratory, which has three laser stations that can be used in studies ranging from energy transport in molecules and materials to artificial photosynthesis, and our Soft Matter Analytical Laboratory, where scientists can study samples that are 100 times smaller than a human hair.

Programme Structure

  • We'll teach you advanced lab techniques and train you to use state-of-the-art chemistry equipment. 
  • Two lecture modules will help you further develop your chemistry expertise. 
  • Each one allows you to pick the topics that most interest you from a range of organic, inorganic and physical chemistry subjects.  

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • BSc (Hons) 2:1 or equivalent in chemistry or a chemistry-related subject. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26200 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 26200 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    12250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12250 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 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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