Masters courses

Masters courses

We run two MSc courses and a MSc(Res) course for graduates eager to develop their lab skills and deepen their understanding of chemical principles. You'll learn new skills in state-of-the-art labs, attend advanced lectures and undertake a research project under the supervision of our world-class scientists. Our staff also contribute to the MSc Science Communication course run by the Faculty of Science.

Chemistry students

MSc Chemistry

This 12-month taught masters course is suitable for BSc graduates who wish to extend their skills to the next level. You can choose from a wide range of advanced research-led lecture classes while you further develop your ability to work in the lab, source information and communicate science. This flexibility means you can study topics right across the world of chemistry.

MSc Polymers for Advanced Technologies

MSc Polymers
for Advanced

This 12-month taught masters course is suitable for graduate chemists, physicists and chemical engineers. It offers tuition in basic aspects of polymer and an extended research project, alongside opportunities to specialise in one or more advanced technological areas.

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MSc(Res) Chemistry

This 12-month MSc(Res) programme is specifically designed to give students an enhanced experience of academic research. The course is especially suited to BSc students who wish to progress to PhD study, or research in industry.


MSc Science

This exciting MSc course is taught by world-leading scientists and media practitioners in the fields of science communication and journalism. Our internationally recognised expertise, state-of-the-art media facilities and teaching staff with extensive professional experience in Fleet Street and the BBC, will provide you with unparalleled support.