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).
This course is based at Highfield, Southampton.
This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.
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