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Chemistry with Year-Long Industry Experience (MChem)

Master of Chemistry
Typical offer
AAA-AABView full entry requirements
Length of course
4 years, starts September 2020
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. This course includes a 1-year industrial placement allowing 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).

You can download the course details, including modules, in the programme specificationPDF opens in a new window (PDF, 266.87 KB).

Location and awarding body

The course location is Highfield campus in Southampton. The awarding body is University of Southampton.