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Postgraduate taught degrees

Develop your full potential
A Masters is an award one level higher than a Bachelors degree and can be completed within one year of full time study (12 months). Our Masters courses are organised into taught modules within which you will be assessed and in addition, you will also be required to write a research dissertation or project.

When you choose to study a Masters at Leeds’ School of Chemistry you will benefit from the use of our excellent facilities, our exceptional student support and a welcoming atmosphere, all of which serves to nurture your learning potential.

A range of scholarships are available, please see individual courses for details and visit the University's scholarships website.

If you are a former student of the University of Leeds you may be eligible for a 10% alumni tuition fee bursary. Find out more

Teaching and research of the highest quality
The University of Leeds is well known globally for the quality of its education and research, and our degrees are recognised by employers and universities worldwide. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) the School was confirmed as one of the top departments, being ranked equal 4th in the UK for research impact.

All of our Masters programmes are strongly linked to our research groups which means that you will be taught by staff who are actively engaged in world-class research and cutting-edge professional practice.

A wide range of career opportunities
Our strong connections with industry ensure that our courses are up-to-date and in line with employer needs which means that  on graduation you will be ideally placed to pursue a science related career of your choosing in industry or progress to a research degree.

Degree courses

Student profile

Ziyu Bai

MSc Chemical Biology and Drug Design