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Chemistry/Chemistry (Professional Practice)

Study diverse topical chemical subjects such as nano-composites, chemotherapeutics and drug detection whilst benefiting from working on a research project within one of our internationally recognised research groups.

You can take this accredited MSc Chemistry degree as a one year full-time study option, or alternatively you can undertake this course as a one year full-time study with a year long work placement for the MSc Chemistry (Professional Practice) route.

Your satisfaction is very important to us so we make sure you're taught by experts - the Chemistry team is comprised of academic and support staff that are subject experts in organic, inorganic, physical and analytical chemistry, who have won awards and recognition for this aspect of their work.

Course modules

Core modules: Organic Synthesis and Characterisation of Biologically Active Compounds; Physical Properties of Solid-state and Nano-composite Materials; Inorganic Chemistry Beyond the Molecule; Research Methods and Independent Study; Research Project.

Optional modules: Chemotherapeutics; Drug Detection, Analysis and Screening; Clinical Chemistry; Pharmacology.

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.

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Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time January 2019 1 Years
MSc Part-time January 2019 2 Years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement January 2019 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 2 Years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2018 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 1 Years

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