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The University of Manchester Course Type: Master taught Start Date: September
Location: Manchester, United Kingdom Duration: Full time - 12 Months Fees/total cost: EUR 26,988.00 (GBP 20,000.00)


Course description

This twelve month chemistry MSc is designed primarily for international students, either to act as a preparation for PhD studies or for students wishing to broaden their research experience and knowledge of chemistry within the context of the English language.

The programme consists of six taught modules, worth a total of 90 credits, delivered in the first six months of the course followed by a substantial research project, also worth 90 credits.

The modules will include both analytical and synthetic topics and a research project from a wide range of areas may be selected.


  • To provide students with essential skills in the characterisation of materials by spectroscopic, structural and analytical techniques. This will be achieved with reference to organic, organometallic and polymeric materials.
  • To give students an in-depth experience of chemical research through individual, extended Masters research projects.
  • To develop confidence in the use of English oral and written skills within a chemical context

Course unit details

Taught modules:

  • Spectroscopy and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Organometallic and Inorganic Chemistry
  • X-Ray Diffraction and Solid State Chemistry
  • Polymer Chemistry
  • Project and Research skills

The taught modules will be delivered as lectures with extensive support from workshops and practical classes. The project and Research skills module will address issues of scientific report writing, presentation skills and database searching as a preparation for the research project.

Masters - Full time

Start date:
12 Months
Teaching method:
Manchester, United Kingdom
EUR 26,988.00 (GBP 20,000.00)
EUR 26,988.00 (GBP 20,000.00)
Tuition fees

Course Provider Details

Course contact information

School of Chemistry
University accredited:
180 CATS
Last update: 29/02/2016