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Chemistry, MSci

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #49 (QS) Bristol, United Kingdom
The MSci Chemistry course from University of Bristol is suited to you if you want to gain a solid foundation for postgraduate study or a career in science. 
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Overview

The first two years of the Chemistry course from University of Bristol are common to all of our degree courses. You will study fundamental concepts in inorganic, organic and physical chemistry, and applications in areas such as analytical, environmental, materials and theoretical chemistry. You will also develop your ability to design experiments and interpret results, and gain key skills through our chemistry-specific communications and mathematics units.

Your final year includes a 20-week research project in which you will work with an academic member of staff and their research team on a current problem in chemistry.

We are one of the UK’s biggest chemistry schools and we have a superb reputation for teaching and research; over a third of our research was rated 'world-leading' in the Research Excellence Framework 2014. Our alumni have established careers with a wide range of employers, including Teach First, GlaxoSmithKline, Deloitte LLP and HM Revenue and Customs.

Teaching

The typical percentage of time spent in different learning activities for this course based on student choices. 

Accreditation

Accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry for fully meeting the academic criteria for Chartered Chemist (CChem).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Mathematical Skills tor Chemists 
  • Communication and Intormation Skills in Chemistry 
  • Introductory Chemistry 
  • Introductory Practical Chemistry 
  • Biochemistry: Cellular Composition
  • Biochemistry: Cellular Processes
  • Big Ideas in Science
  • Mechanisms of Drug Action

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    85

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    60

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General Requirements

  • A-level Standard offer:A*AA including grade A in Chemistry
  • A-level Contextual offer: AAB including grade A in Chemistry
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Standard offer: 38 points overall with 18 at Higher Level, including 6 at Higher Level in Chemistry
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Contextual offer: 34 points overall with 17 at Higher Level, including 6 at Higher Level in Chemistry
  • Cambridge Pre-U offer: Requirements for principal subjects are as for A-level, where D1/ D2 is A*, D3 is A, M1/ M2 is B, M3 is C

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24000 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £10,750 per year

Living costs for Bristol

  • 750 - 1260 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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