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Chemistry with Research Project Abroad or Industry Experience (MChem)

Award
Master of Chemistry
Typical Offer
AAA-AAB View full entry requirements
Duration
4 years
Course Type
Full-time
Campus
Highfield
UCAS Course code
F101

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About this course

Our MChem Chemistry degree with research project abroad or industry experience is the first of its kind in the UK. It allows you to combine your degree with 6 months of industrial experience, or a research placement abroad at an overseas university. This degree is designed for ambitious undergraduates with academic or commercial research aspirations. You'll benefit from excellent career development opportunities and advanced practical training.

You’ll use state of the art equipment in our range of laboratories. These include the single crystal diffraction lab, the mass spectrometry lab and the only dedicated X-ray crystallography teaching facility in a UK university.

If you choose a placement in industry, you'll develop work experience, skills and awareness from spending time in a commercial environment. You'll also build key contacts.

If you choose to take an overseas university placement instead, you'll experience life abroad while working on an advanced research project in the university’s laboratories.

Both placement opportunities will stand out on your CV and impress employers. You’ll also have the support of our dedicated placement tutor throughout your time away from Southampton.

This degree is accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry. When you graduate you'll be eligible for full membership status (MRSC).

“The highlight of my time here has been my six-month placement at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada.”
Tom Clough, 2017 Graduate

Course location

This course is based at Highfield.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

Download the programme specification

The programme specification sets out the learning outcomes of this course and details how the course is taught and assessed.

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