University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Chemistry

This 12-month course is ideal if you want to develop skills in a range of areas. It includes project work and an introduction to research-level theory. You'll take taught classes for the first two semesters. In the third semester, you'll work on an extended research project of your own. Employers value this kind of experience. By the time you graduate, you'll have proved you can work within a research group, organise your own research, complete a project and communicate your findings.

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree or equivalent in chemistry or a chemistry related subject. English language requirements: overall IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each element, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules:

You'll carry out two smaller laboratory projects prior to starting your main research project, to develop practical and scientific communication skill. You also undertake a Research and Presentation Skills module to further develop the higher level skills needed for research.

Examples of optional modules:

Lectured modules consist of a wide range of segments, spanning the breadth of chemistry, from which you can choose, to tailor your MSc to your strengths and interests.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include examinations, continuous assessment, essays and assessed workshops. Students also produce a 15000-word dissertation based on their research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 19,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions Administrator
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0114 2229521