University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Chemistry

With an increase in the number of undergraduate degrees offering the MChem qualification, our Chemistry MRes allows BSc graduates to become equally competitive by studying for an enhanced qualification that will set them apart throughout their career. This qualification is also a convenient entry point into the UK academic system for overseas students, and many of our MRes graduates go on to successfully complete a PhD. Our academics are at the forefront of their field, having recently discovered a method for the rapid detection of drugs from a fingerprint; and a naturally sourced, environmentally safe chemical for the treatment of an important agricultural pathogen.

Entry requirements

A minimum 2.2 Honours degree (or equivalent) in chemistry or a related discipline; possibly an informal interview; candidates for whom English is not their 1st language are normally required to have IELTS 6.5 or above (or equivalent), with a minimum component score of 6.0.

Course modules

Example module listing: Management, communication and IT skills; advanced spectroscopy; biomolecules and medicinal chemistry; advanced topics in organic chemistry; advanced topics in inorganic chemistry; advanced topics in physical chemistry; advanced polymer materials and nanotechnology; advanced medicinal chemistry; advanced methods in forensics; MRes research project.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include coursework, written examinations, workshops, practical examinations and a project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MRes Part-time September 2016 - 24 months
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 19,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months

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