University of East Anglia UEA

University of East Anglia UEA

Chemical Sciences

This course is designed for students whose 1st degree does not fulfill the requirements for direct entry to further graduate study, such as an MSc or PhD programme in chemistry; the course content is tailored individually for students to build on their previous chemistry background in order to prepare them for further graduate study; they have the opportunity to study organic, inorganic, physical, analytical, and biological chemistry modules within the School of Chemistry.

Entry requirements

Applicants require a 1st degree or equivalent in chemistry or related subjects; all applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum 6.0 in all skills), or equivalent.

Course modules

Organic chemistry; physical chemistry 1; inorganic chemistry; molecular structure and energy levels; instrumental analytical chemistry; biophysical chemistry; medicinal chemistry; polymers and materials laboratory; chemical physics laboratory; polymer and materials chemistry; theoretical chemistry; organic chemistry lectures; physical chemistry lectures; inorganic chemistry lectures; research project; organic compounds: synthesis and properties; inorganic compounds: structure and function; organic molecules: reactivity and function; natural product chemistry; analytical chemistry; physical chemistry: chemical physics; forensic and analytical science; protein structure and chemistry; protein engineering; drug development; chemistry of the earth's atmosphere; literature-based project.

Sponsorship information

UEA offers a limited number of scholarships each year; these awards are based on academic merit; please see the website for further details.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
Graduate Diploma Full-time £ 7,150 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
Graduate Diploma Full-time £ 17,850 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
Graduate Diploma Full-time £ 6,000 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of East Anglia Norwich NR4 7TJ East of England

Key information

Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01603 591515