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University of Glasgow: Chemistry

Institution University of Glasgow View institution profile
Department School of Chemistry
Web www.glasgow.ac.uk/
Study type Taught

Summary

The Masters in Chemistry will extend your depth and breadth of knowledge in all branches of chemistry, suitable for a professional chemist capable of conducting research.

Chemistry at Glasgow is ranked 4th in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2022). It continues to meet student expectations combining both teaching excellence and a supportive learning environment.

All of our Masters programmes in the School of Chemistry are accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Chemistry at Glasgow is ranked 4th in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2022). It continues to meet student expectations combining both teaching excellence and a supportive learning environment. All of our Masters programmes in the School of Chemistry are accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry. * The School of Chemistry is a member of ScotCHEM, which brings together seven universities in Scotland. ScotCHEM is committed to excellence and to providing the highest quality postgraduate education and researcher experience. * The school has an Athena Swan Bronze Award, demonstrating the school’s commitment to supporting women in scientific studies and careers, and to improving the working environment for all. * You will benefit from our links with industrial scientists, often from pharmaceutical companies, who regularly visit the School of Chemistry to give presentations. * You will undertake a research project embedded within one of our internationally-leading research groups, and supplemented by specialist lecture courses. * You will develop transferable skills that will improve your career prospects, such as project management, team-working, advanced data analysis, problem-solving, preparing and presenting oral and poster presentations, critical evaluation of scientific literature, advanced laboratory and computing skills, and how to effectively communicate with different audiences. * Our Masters programme provides an excellent foundation for any kind of career of scientific leadership in academia and industry.

From September to March, you will attend lectures and tutorials.

From June to August, you will undertake a 12-week research project which will provide practical application and consolidation of earlier work and enhance your ability to do independent work and present results effectively.

Core courses

  • INORGANIC CHEMISTRY 4M (A)
  • PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY 4M (A)
  • ORGANIC CHEMISTRY 4M
  • FRONTIERS OF CHEMISTRY 3M
  • RESEARCH SKILLS
  • CHEMISTRY SPECIAL TOPICS 4M (A)

Career opportunities include the chemical or pharmaceutical industry, from bench work and instrumentation to regulatory affairs, health & safety, and intellectual property/patents.

Research-related jobs usually require a PhD, for which this programme provides an ideal preparation.

MSc

University of Glasgow


The University of Glasgow is one of the UK’s most prestigious seats of learning, and the fourth oldest university in the English speaking world. Established in 1451 and recognised for its world-changing research and teaching, the University has inspired thinkers from eminent scientist Lord Kelvin and the father of economics Adam Smith, to Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. 

Rankings

The University:

  • is ranked 73rd in the world in the QS World University Rankings 2022
  • is in the top 100 in the world: Times Higher World University Rankings 2022
  • 95.9% of students in employment or further study 6 …
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