UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

The principal component of this degree is an intensive novel research project providing 'hands'on' training in methods and techniques at the cutting edge of scientific research. The programme is particularly suitable for those wishing to embark on an academic career, with a strong track record of students moving into graduate research at UCL and elsewhere.

Course Modules

Core modules: Literature project; optional: advanced topics in energy science and materials; advanced topics in physical chemistry; biological chemistry; concepts in computational and experimental chemistry; frontiers in experimental physical chemistry; inorganic rings, chains and clusters; intense radiation sources in modern chemistry; microstructural control in materials science; numerical methods in chemistry; pathways, intermediates and function in organic chemistry; principles of drug design; principles and methods of organic synthesis; simulation methods in materials chemistry; stereochemical control in asymmetric total synthesis; structural methods in modern chemistry; synthesis and biosynthesis of natural products; topics in quantum mechanics.

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of a 2nd Class Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £25,140  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,020  Academic year. First year home fees