University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield


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 will take taught classes for the first two semesters, in the third semester you will work on an extended research project of your own. Employers value this kind of experience. By the time you graduate, you will have proved you can work within a research group, organise your own research, complete a project and communicate your findings.

Entry requirements

2.1 BSc 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

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

Examinations, continuous assessment, essays and assessed workshops. You will also produce a 15000 word dissertation based on your research project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 12 months

Campus details

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

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Administrator
Telephone number: 
+44 (0)114 22 29521