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This flexible and accredited degree will provide you with the advanced knowledge, skills and attributes required for a career in Chemistry and its sub-disciplines, or act as a base for entry to PhD studies.

You can gain the opportunity to develop a competitive research edge to your CV, which is vital when entering the growing Chemistry market within the UK and internationally. This Chemistry postgraduate course enables you to choose from our extensive range of Chemistry modules - allowing you to match the modules with your interests and career aspirations.

If you are already working in industry then you may be interested in studying this course part-time over two to three years. The research project can even be studied over 10 to 12 months doing approved 'in-house' research.

Course modules

Research Methods and Independent Study (20 cp) - This module provides an underpinning in research skills relevant to the independent study. You will be introduced to the techniques required to formulate a research project and to carry out a literature review. You will be given practice in the use of the library and learning resources including relevant IT packages.

Research Project (20 cp) - You will work on laboratory-based research and will evaluate and review the scientific literature relevant to the topic. Design and conduct experimental work, and present the findings in the form of a presentation, poster and a written thesis. Example titles can be found below.

Assessment methods

This programme is delivered by a combination of traditional lectures, seminars and tutorials, together with laboratory classes and laboratory based research project.

If you are a full-time student, you will have the opportunity to carry out a research project in an a chemistry research group at Nottingham Trent University or with one of our industrial, academic or health sector partners. If you are a part-time student, you will normally conduct the research project in your own workplace.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
Master of Research - MRes Part-time September 2018 2 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time January 2019 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2018 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Part-time January 2019 2 Years

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