Chemistry MChem (4-year FT)

Course Introduction

**Reasons to choose Kingston**

– This MChem degree is ideal if you are considering a career as an industrial or research chemist.

– The course prepares you for employment in industry or research, providing a deep understanding of how to approach a research problem.

– State of the art laboratories include networked computers for each workspace, refurbished through a recent £6 million investment..

**About this course**

Chemistry is a dynamic, multi-faceted subject. This integrated masters course places emphasis on research alongside developing your laboratory, practical and professional skills.

You’ll study polymer and industrial chemistry and analytical chemistry. A research project will enhance your skills in experimental design, critical analysis and problem-solving. You’ll also develop your understanding of inorganic, physical, organic and medicinal chemistry. Additional modules will expand your skills for interpreting the results of modern spectroscopic investigations.

To provide a base for this advanced learning, the course shares Years 1 and 2 with the Chemistry BSc course.

Course Modules

Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list.

Year 1 - Foundation Organic and Physical Chemistry; Foundation Inorganic and Environmental Chemistry; Introduction to Spectroscopy and Experimental Techniques; Academic Skills for Molecular Sciences; Year 2 - Inorganic Chemistry; Organic and Medicinal Chemistry; Physical Chemistry; Analytical and Experimental Chemistry; Year 3 - Organic and Natural Product Chemistry; Inorganic and Physical Chemistry; Polymer Chemistry & Industrial Chemistry; Advanced Analytical Science;

Year 4 core modules- Project; Design Discovery & Development of Pharmaceuticals; Advanced Inorganic & Physical Chemistry;

Year 4 optional modules: Professional Placement.

Start Date


Tuition & Fees

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 years
Full Time
Master of Chemistry (with Honours) - MChem (H) £9,250 Home Fees
4 years
Full Time
Master of Chemistry (with Honours) - MChem (H) £9,250 European Fees