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Chemistry with International Placement (MChem)

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

Your international placement will take place in term three of your third year, and will replace the core and extended laboratory modules. You will have the opportunity to choose from our partner institutions and could explore neighbouring cultures by studying in Europe or travel to the other side of the globe to Australia or Singapore.
Funding is available to contribute to travel costs, visas and accommodation, and many students opt to travel around their destination for a few weeks before or after their placement.

You will spend a minimum of 13 weeks working with an academic, in their group, on an authentic research project and may even make a discovery that gets published in a scientific journal. During the project you will develop a wide range of transferable skills including team work, communication, problem solving, analysis and independent

Your fourth year will be spent at Warwick carrying out another research project that spans the academic year alongside optional modules. This degree programme is ideal if you are considering a career in research,
either academic or industrial, and want to explore different fields and have an overseas experience.

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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Chemistry brochure_ 2018 entry

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

Student blogs

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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