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Chemistry with Year-Long Industry Experience (MChem)

Master of Chemistry
4 years
Course Type
UCAS Course code

About this course

Chemistry plays a key role in tackling some of the world’s biggest problems. It explores renewable energy and its storage, cleaner and more efficient processes for manufacturing chemicals, and medicines and treatments for disease. Chemistry at Southampton focuses on being part of a sustainable future. Our MChem Chemistry degree with year-long industry experience allows you to expand the breadth and depth of your skills.

Our expert staff will help you to develop in-depth knowledge of core topics of chemistry while gaining extensive laboratory experience.

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 a dedicated X-ray crystallography teaching facility.

You'll do 2 research projects. The first will be in Southampton within one of our research groups. This will prepare you for your second year-long project in industry, or at a research establishment.

You'll take part in distance learning lectures to support you during your placement. Completing the year-long project will clearly show your academic independence to future employers.

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

Course location

This course is based at Highfield.

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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