University of Leicester

University of Leicester

Chemical Research (Physical Chemistry)

The course accommodates the breadth of modern physical chemistry by providing individually tailored taught programmes in advanced physical chemistry topics (electrochemistry, atmospheric chemistry, spectroscopy, nanoscience, analytical chemistry). The course seeks to meet the demands of graduating chemists who wish to further their training in physical chemistry research or who wish to use this qualification as a route into a PhD programme. The course is designed to provide in-depth training and expertise in physical chemistry.

Entry requirements

Normally at least a lower 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent in chemistry or a related discipline. Overseas applicants will, in addition, be required to satisfy an English language requirement.

Course modules

Modules include: nanoscience; earth system science; physical chemistry methods; research methodology; research project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through written exams, marked assignments, assessed problems, oral examination (viva voce), oral presentations and written project reports.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,465 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leicester Leicester LE1 7RH East Midlands

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