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MSc in Chemistry by Research (2020 Entry)


  • Course Code
  • P-F1P2
  • Course Type
  • Postgraduate Research
  • Qualification
  • MSc by research
  • Duration
  • Full-time: 1 year
  • Part-time: 2 years

Join the MSc by Research at the University of Warwick's Chemistry Department, ranked 6th in the UK (REF 2014). With some of the best laboratories and instrumentation in the UK, you will have the opportunity to work for one year on a specialised research project.

An MSc in research provides an opportunity for you to spend one year conducting full time research in an area in which you wish to specialise. You need to identify an area and an academic willing to supervise you during your research. You write up a thesis at the end of your studies.

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Research themes

Current research themes include:

  • Chemical, Structural and Synthetic Biology
  • Materials and Polymers
  • Synthesis and Catalysis
  • Measurement and Modelling

Full details on the current research themes are available on the Chemistry website.

Entry Requirements 2:ii undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related subject

English language requirements Band A
IELTS overall score of 6.5, minimum component scores not below 6.0

International Students
We welcome applications from students with other internationally recognised qualifications. For more information please visit the international entry requirements page.

For up-to-date information concerning fees, funding and scholarships for Home/EU and Overseas students please visit Warwick's Fees and Funding webpage.