12 months
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23900 GBP/year
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About

A Chemistry (by Research) programme from University of York is a  Masters level course during which you carry out a research project in your specific area of interest working under the supervision of an academic member of staff alongside the rest of their research group.  

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

This is not a taught course and does not require completion of specific taught modules. The Chemistry (by Research) programme from University of York  is often a popular choice for those who wish to see if they are suited to a research programme, and can provide a valuable stepping stone to those wishing to embark on a PhD programme.

What can I do after an MSc by Research?

An MSc by Research will show potential employers that you have the motivation and commitment to complete a substantial piece of work independently. The MSc programme can enhance your technical abilitiy and chemical knowledge, as well as improve your transferable skills, making you a strong potential empoyee. Our previous MSc students have gone on to work for a variety of chemical companies as well as other industries and sectors.

Other MSc students choose to continue their studies and have successfully embarked on PhD programmes at York, around the UK and the rest of the world. The MSc programme provides a valuable insight into the demands of a PhD giving you the opportunity to see if a research programme is the right choice for you.

Programme Structure

  • You will be required to write up the results of your research project in a thesis which will be examined by at least two examiners. 
  • In some cases an oral examination by be requested, but this is at the discretion of the examiners.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

In most cases, applications can be submitted year-round. However, we recommend that you apply as early as possible as some areas are particularly competitive.

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

The standard entry requirement for the MSc by Research is a minimum of a 2:2 or overseas equivalent in a relevant subject - chemistry, or chemistry related depending on the nature of the project.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23900 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    4650 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4650 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • UK Part-time: £2,325
  • EU/International Part-time: £11,950

Living costs for York

646 - 1124 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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