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Chemistry masters degrees

Our chemistry masters degrees aim to help you advance your career in chemistry.

All of our courses have been developed in partnership with industry, are guided by current research, and provide excellent teaching.

Our chemistry masters programmes

MSc Chemical Biology and Drug Design

MSc Polymers, Colorants and Fine Chemicals

Helping you advance your career in chemistry

Our masters degrees have been developed in close cooperation with industry, helping you to learn chemistry in a way that increases your job prospects.

Many companies, such as the Clothworkers’ Company and Society of Dyers and Colourists, provide support for you during your course.

This support includes providing scholarships, work experience placement opportunities, and contributing to lectures, workshops and projects.

Research-based courses

Teaching across our masters courses is supported by our active research teams. 

This includes researchers from the Astbury Centre, an interdisciplinary research group which explores the molecular basis of life.

This means that the chemical education you receive is the very latest knowledge available, which is great for your future career plans.

We’re proud to say that were ranked 4th in the UK for research impact in the latest Research Excellence Framework.

Excellent teaching

The excellence of our teaching and quality of our courses is recognised by professional bodies around the world. 

Some of our courses were the first to be accredited in the UK by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC).

Hear from our students

Student profile

Ololade Adeniji

MSc Chemical Biology and Drug Design

"Chemistry is like a mystery to be unravelled. New things come up every day. The deeper you go, the more you want to know. That makes it exciting."