The Chemistry course at the University of Leicester combines theory, practical skills and research elements. You will select three theory modules from a range of advanced chemistry topics, allowing you to tailor the course to your specific interests. All of these modules run throughout Semesters One and Two, align to the School’s research interests and will be taught by world-leading academics.
In Semester One you will receive lab-based training in advanced practical techniques covering areas of synthetic, analytical and physical chemistry. This will be complimented by a module dedicated to developing your skills as a researcher, all of which will prepare you for your research dissertation and subsequent career.
Our specialist research areas include atmospheric chemistry, chemical biology, materials and interfaces, spectroscopy and dynamics, and sustainable synthesis and catalysis. Your research project will be carried out within one of our outstanding research groups.
Careers and employability
The Chemistry MSc course will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience to pursue a career in chemistry, whether that be academic research and teaching or industry-based roles across the sector. We will support you in choosing your theory modules and research project theme so that you specialise your skill set in a specific area of chemistry that interests you.
This will open up opportunities to pursue careers across the sector, for example in green technology, pharmaceutical development, earth and space science or fine chemical production.
- Advanced Research and Communication Skills
- Advanced Practical Techniques and Skills
- Advanced Structure Determination
- Advanced Synthetic Methods
- Earth System Science
- Computational Chemistry and Quantum Mechanics
- Bioinorganic Chemistry
- Medicinal Chemistry
- 12 months
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- A minimum of a 2:2 in Chemistry or a related subject or equivalent.
International21000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 21000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
National9500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9500 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
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