Kingston University London

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.

– An optional sandwich year, or study abroad, offers you first-hand experience of how chemistry is applied in an industrial situation or an overseas academic institution.

**About this course**

With an emphasis on research, this course builds on the academic content of the Chemistry BSc (Hons). Years 1 and 2 are shared with the BSc, and provide a base for more advanced learning. You’ll develop laboratory, practical and professional skills. Additional modules will expand your skills for interpreting the

results of modern spectroscopic investigations.

Years 3 and 4 offer in-depth study of both polymer and industrial chemistry and analytical chemistry.A research project will enhance your skills in experimental design, critical analysis, problem solving and laboratory work. You’ll develop your understanding of inorganic, physical, organic and medicinal chemistry.

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.

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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