University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Green and Sustainable Chemistry

This course examines 'green' resources and energy efficient solutions that have the lowest possible environmental impact. Course material covers all aspects of modern green and sustainable chemistry including feedstocks, energy, sustainable synthesis (including biocatalysis) and industrial process design. Formal lectures are complemented by a 60 credit project based in laboratories and designed to reinforce and apply many of the concepts delivered during lectures.

Entry requirements

2nd Class Honours degree in chemistry, natural sciences or other first degree topics with sufficient chemistry content as determined by the course director. International students whose first language is not English are required to have IELTS: 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any element) or TOEFL IBT: 79 (with 17 in writing and listening, 18 in reading and 20 in speaking). Other English language qualifications as defined by CELE or an appropriate CELE pre-sessional English language course are accepted. Applicants from certain countries may have these requirements waived subject to the University of Nottingham Policy for Waiving English Language Entry Requirements.

Course modules

Core modules include: introduction to sustainability project; energy and feedstocks; sustainable synthesis (chemical); sustainable synthesis (biological); process analytical techniques; advances structural analysis; chemistry in-silico; research planning and management; sustainability in action; bench to bank; research project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,310 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 18,380 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

Key information

Postgraduate Manager (Chemistry)
Telephone number: 
+44 (0)115 951 3481