Postgraduate

Chemistry MSc

Chemistry MSc

Full time: 12 months

Profile

Our Chemistry MSc provides advanced training in modern chemistry. It will give you an overview of chemistry topics as practised in modern research. You will receive speciality training in areas of organic, inorganic, physical and analytical chemistry.

Through this course you will achieve a high level of research competence. The research project and dissertation will provide you with training in tackling and communicating the results of a significant research problem in chemistry.

You will also gain experience in relevant aspects of laboratory work, including COSHH and safety.

You will gain specialist knowledge and understanding through lectures, seminars and workshops. You will also have taught laboratory classes where you’ll perform carefully designed and tested experiments.

Delivery

The course is delivered through the School of Natural and Environmental Sciences. The School will provide personal study support throughout your course.

Your work is in chemistry laboratories using modern analytical equipment with access to computer clusters, specialist computer software, online resources, an extensive library and dedicated study areas. All teaching takes place at the university's campus in the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne.

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Module changes

Module changes

Modules change annually to take account of:

  • changing staff expertise
  • developments in the discipline
  • the requirements of external bodies and partners
  • student feedback.

Most module information for 2018 entry will be available from mid-May 2018.

Fees & Funding

2018-2019 fees

The fees displayed here are per year.

MSc

UK

Full time: £10,200

EU

Full time: £10,200

International

Full time: £21,600

Find out more about our tuition fees, including how to pay them and available discounts.

EU students starting at Newcastle in 2018 will pay the UK (Home) tuition fee for the full duration of their course.

Funding opportunities

Entry Requirements

At least a 2:1 honours degree, or an international equivalent in a chemistry related subject, such as:

  • biochemistry
  • chemical technology
  • applied chemistry
  • industrial chemistry

Find out the equivalent qualifications for your country.

Use the drop down above to find your country. If your country isn't listed please email: international.recruitment@ncl.ac.uk for further information.

English Language Requirements

Select an English language test from the list to view our English language entry requirements.

Please email us at international.recruitment@ncl.ac.uk for further information.

If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a pre-sessional English course. 

How to Apply

Use our Applicant Portal to apply for your course. We have a step-by-step guide to help you.

Start dates

The course starts in September. There is no application closing date for this course.

We suggest international students apply at least two months before the course starts. This is so that you have enough time to make the necessary arrangements.

Deposit

If you live outside the UK/EU you must:

  • pay a deposit of £1,500
  • or submit an official letter of sponsorship

The deposit is payable after you receive an offer to study at Newcastle University. The deposit is non-refundable, but is deducted from your tuition fees when you register.

Contact

Dr Michael Hall
Admissions Tutor
School of Natural and Environmental Sciences
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7321
E-mail: snes.programme.enquiries@ncl.ac.uk