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Chemistry with Industrial Placement (MChem)

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Why study Chemistry with Industrial Placement (MChem) at Warwick?

Your industrial placement will take place in your third year and you will return to Warwick in your final year to complete your MChem research project. If you are not sure whether you want to go into research or industry, this
will give you the opportunity to explore both options and find out what is right for you. You will be fully involved and responsible for finding a placement, ensuring that you are selecting a field that suits you, develops your transferable skills, and gets you employment ready. You will be supported to find your placement by Student Careers and Skills and a dedicated careers advisor. You will have access to online training materials, workshops and training sessions as well as individual advice and feedback to guide you through the process and refine your applications.

During your placement you will study the core content, worth 25% of the year, to enable you to access fourth year optional modules. The distance learning is well supported, and you will have access to our virtual learning environment and lecture capture as well as regular contact with the Chemistry department. However the
majority of your grades for your third year will come from assessed work components that demonstrate the competencies that you develop during your placement, such as report writing and presentation skills.

Modules you might take

Entry requirements 2018/19

Find out what results are required to study at Warwick.


Placements are a great way for you to enhance your degree. Warwick students have the option of industrial placements throughout the UK or academic placements across Europe or in Singapore or Australia.

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Essential information

Entry Requirements

A level: EITHER AAA including Chemistry and a second science (from Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Physics, Biology, Geology or Statistics) OR AAB including Chemistry and two further science subjects (from Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Physics, Biology, Geology or Statistics)

You must also achieve a pass in the science practical if your science A level includes a separate practical assessment.

Offers usually exclude General Studies and Critical Thinking.

IB: EITHER 38 points overall including 6 in Higher Level Chemistry and 6 in a second science subject at Higher Level (from Mathematics, Physics or Biology) OR 36 points overall including 6 in Higher Level Chemistry and 6, 6 in two further Higher Level science subjects (from Maths, Physics or Biology).


Master of Chemistry (MChem)

4 years full time (30 weeks per academic year)

Department website
Department of Chemistry

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Fiona Jackson - Chemistry

Manpreet Kaur - Chemistry

John-Paul Tyrrell - Chemistry

Location of study
University of Warwick, Coventry

Tuition fees
Find out more about fees and funding

Other course costs

There may be costs associated with other items or services such as academic texts, course notes, and trips associated with your course.

For further information on the typical additional costs please see the Additional Costs page.

This information is applicable for 2018 entry.

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