At Chemical Research at Birkbeck, University of London you will join an existing research group under the guidance of a supervisor, and spend the majority of time on an individually tailored research project in any of the Department’s current research areas that include some reference to chemical and biological sciences. You will also partake in group activities, including research colloquia and presentations, and attend advanced lectures on the theoretical and technical background to your chosen research area.
By the end of the MRes in Chemical Research at Birkbeck, University of London, you will have acquired a firm grasp of recent advances in your field of study and be able to formulate a research or method development plan and carry out the appropriate literature and data searches. You will also be able to apply a critical and professional approach to data quality, carry out chemical manipulations and operate advanced equipment, and work safely and efficiently in a laboratory, carrying out risk assessments where appropriate.
Careers and Employability
Graduates can pursue careers in the health sector, toxicology, pharmaceuticals, academia and manufacturing. Possible professions include academic researcher, higher education lecturer, or analytical chemist. This degree can also be useful in becoming a forensic scientist or pharmacologist.
- Project and Dissertation
- Chemical Research
- Viva and Oral Presentation
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
You are strongly advised to apply now, to ensure there are still places on your chosen course and to give you time to complete the admissions process.
DisciplinesChemical Engineering Chemistry Educational Research View 84 other Masters in Chemical Engineering in United Kingdom
- Minimum second-class honours degree (2:2) in a scientific subject; less qualified students may be accepted, if they have appropriate work experience.
- The application form
- Your personal details
- Your qualifications
- Your work experience
- Your personal statement
- Statistical information
- English proficiency
International16380 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16380 GBP per year during 12 months.
National10170 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10170 GBP per year during 12 months.
- Part-time home students: £5085 pa
- Part-time international students: £8190 pa
Living costs for London
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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