Chemistry, MChem

Chemistry, MChem

You should consider this programme if you are seeking a professional career in chemistry. The programme covers the major areas of chemistry in the first three years. In the final year, you will have the opportunity to study one or more areas in more depth. On completing the MChem you will be able to analyse chemical problems, show a high degree of autonomy in your studies, operate a range of analytical instruments, conduct independent research and work in a chemistry laboratory safely with a minimum of direct supervision. You will also be an effective communicator (both orally and in writing) and have good problem-solving and team-working skills.

The aims of the programme are:

  • To provide education and training in chemistry using a course-based structure that allows a high degree of flexibility and choice and support that will encourage you to achieve your full potential and access a wide range of careers
  • To provide a level of knowledge, understanding and skills that is consistent with professional accreditation by the Royal Society of Chemistry.

UCAS code

F100 MCHEM/C

Department

Pharmaceutical, Chemical & Environmental Science

Location

Medway Campus

Attendance

4 years full-time
5 years sandwich

Entry requirements

Applicants should have:

300 UCAS points

FROM Chemistry A-level grade B or above and two other suitable A-levels

OR BTEC National, DVCE or Advanced GNVQ grades, or equivalent qualifications

PLUS a minimum of five GCSEs at grade C or above (including English and mathematics) or equivalent qualifications.

* We welcome applications from mature students.

The Department is well equipped with a wide range of modern instrumentation. The main chemistry teaching laboratory has recently been refurbished.

Assessment

Examinations, coursework, oral and poster presentations, case studies, project and practical work.

Professional recognition

The Department of Science is seeking accreditation from the Royal Society of Chemistry. This allows graduates to apply for chartered chemist (CChem) status.

Career options

Graduates have opportunities in research and development, teaching, chemical and pharmaceutical industries (production development, analytical science, quality assurance and information science), forensic science or environmental pollution.

Full time

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 3

Option Set 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Students are required to choose 90 credits from this list of options.

Option Set 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Students are also required to choose 90 credits from this list of options.

Year 4

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Part time

Year 1

Course details not found - please contact the Enquiry Unit on 020 8331 9000 or courseinfo@greenwich.ac.uk for more information.

Year 2

Course details not found - please contact the Enquiry Unit on 020 8331 9000 or courseinfo@greenwich.ac.uk for more information.

Year 3

Course details not found - please contact the Enquiry Unit on 020 8331 9000 or courseinfo@greenwich.ac.uk for more information.

Year 4

Course details not found - please contact the Enquiry Unit on 020 8331 9000 or courseinfo@greenwich.ac.uk for more information.

Sandwich

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 3

Option Set 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Students are required to choose 90 credits from this list of options.

Option Set 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Students are also required to choose 90 credits from this list of options.

Year 4

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Work Placement Course - MS

Year 5

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Your time at university should be enjoyable and rewarding, and it is important that it is not spoilt by unnecessary financial worries. We recommend that you spend time planning your finances, both before coming to university and while you are here. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.

Find out more about our fees and the support available to you at our:

Chemical, Pharm. & Life Sci.

From forensic science and chemistry to pharmaceutical science and human nutrition. Whatever you choose to study you will be taught by experienced staff in state-of-the-art labs and gain important skills.

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