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Chemistry (Digital Methods and Computational Modelling) (MChem)

Master of Chemistry
4 years
Course Type
Highfield and Boldrewood
UCAS Course code

About this course

Train as a chemist for the industries of the future. This 4-year degree combines computational skills with traditional chemistry - an emerging specialism that is highly valued by employers in industry.

Advances in data science and machine learning have paved the way for the digitisation of chemistry, a process that allows us to find new products and commercialise technology faster, and at less cost. 

This combined honours programme will put you at the forefront of research within this new, combined discipline, allowing you to develop the skills necessary to pursue careers across chemical industries and data science. 

On this computational chemistry degree, you'll: 

  • study core principles of modern chemistry
  • gain practical training in programming, modelling and data analysis 
  • use our modern equipment and laboratories 
  • experience a range of modelling and computational approaches, including an extended project

Our digital chemistry course is designed by academics whose research supports industries ranging anywhere from pharmaceuticals and defence, to engineering and software development. You'll be able to apply the skills you learn to the industry of your chosen career.

Course locations

This course is based at Highfield and Boldrewood.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

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Changes due to COVID-19

Although the COVID-19 situation is improving, any future restrictions could mean we might have to change the way parts of our teaching and learning take place in 2021 to 2022. We're working hard to plan for a number of possible scenarios. This means that some of the information on this course page may be subject to change.

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