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University of Surrey
United Kingdom, Guildford, Surrey
Tuition fee £19,000 per year
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This programme is designed for people, usually with a first degree in chemistry or a related discipline, who wish to undergo further training in chemistry, often before embarking on PhD study. It is an entry point for overseas students into the UK academic system.

The MRes Chemistry comprises 25 per cent taught programme (three taught modules, each of about 30–45 contact hours and 105–120 self-study hours) and 75 per cent advanced project.

With an increase in the number of undergraduate degrees offering the MChem qualification, the MRes Chemistry allows a BSc graduate to study for an enhanced qualification with a view to better employment prospects.

Taught modules include one compulsory module and two other modules from the following options:

Management, Communication and IT Skills (compulsory)
Advanced Topics in Physical Chemistry
Advanced Topics in Organic Chemistry
Advanced Topics in Polymer Chemistry
Advanced Topics in Inorganic Chemistry
Advanced Medicinal Chemistry
Advanced Spectroscopic Methods

Career opportunities

Upon completion of the programme, you will be capable of planning and carrying out independent research and interpreting results appropriate to starting a PhD programme, and to middle-level research posts in industry.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States