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Digital Chemistry

Imperial College London

6 months
35400 GBP/year
12800 GBP/year
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This Digital Chemistry programme offered at Imperial College London will equip you to navigate and contribute to emerging fields within chemistry and train the next generation of scientists that are greatly needed and currently in short supply.

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The Digital Chemistry programme offered at Imperial College London comprises modules that cover the theory and application of data science, machine learning and automation in a diverse range of areas within the chemical sciences.

From computational modelling allowing predictive insights into the behaviour of complex molecules and systems, to artificial intelligence and machine learning revolutionising our ability to predict reaction outcomes, you will explore recent developments across the field and gain sought-after skills.


Our career-focused degrees ensure graduates are well-placed to gain employment in a growing industry. 

There are many areas of employment open to you as a graduate of this course. Previous graduates of the Department have gone on to pursue careers in:

  • Healthcare
  • Medical device industry
  • Research
  • Medicine
  • Start-ups
  • Teaching
  • Consultancy
  • Finance
  • Chemical and pharmaceutical industries
  • Data-driven industries

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Data Analytics in Chemistry
  • “Hacking” for Chemists
  • Automation in Chemistry, Drug Discovery and Materials
  • Ethics in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence
  • Artificial Intelligence in Chemistry: Materials
  • Artificial Intelligence in Chemistry: Drug Discovery

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • As a guide, visa nationals (overseas applicants) should aim to apply by no later than 30 June.



PG Cert: 30 ECTS



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The minimum entry requirement is normally a 2.1 degree in chemistry, biochemistry or chemical engineering.
  • Applicants with a 2:1 degree in a data science related area, such as computing, applied mathematics and statistics, will be considered on a case by case basis.
  • A wide variety of international qualifications are accepted.
  • All candidates must demonstrate a minimum level of English language proficiency for admission to the College.
  • Online application.
  • Application fee.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35400 GBP per year during 6 months.
  • National

    12800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12800 GBP per year during 6 months.
  • UK PG Cert: £6,400
  • International PG Cert: £17,700


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