MSci Chemistry (F103)

2020 entry

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UCAS code F103
Application method UCAS
Course duration 4 year(s) full-time
Tuition fees
  • Home students: £9,250 per year
  • EU students: £9,250 per year
  • International students: £24,000 per year
  • Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £10,750 per year
Further information on tuition fees, living costs and financial support.
Location of course Clifton campus
Part-time study Part-time study is not available for this course

About MSci Chemistry

Our MSci course is suited to you if you want to gain a solid foundation for postgraduate study or a career in science.

The first two years are common to all of our degree courses. You will study fundamental concepts in inorganic, organic and physical chemistry, and applications in areas such as analytical, environmental, materials and theoretical chemistry. You will also develop your ability to design experiments and interpret results and gain key skills through our chemistry-specific communications and mathematics units.

Your final year includes a 20-week research project in which you will work with an academic member of staff and their research team on a current problem in chemistry.

We are one of the UK’s biggest chemistry schools and we have a superb reputation for teaching and research; over a third of our research was rated 'world-leading' in the Research Excellence Framework 2014. Our alumni have established careers with a wide range of employers, including Teach First, GlaxoSmithKline, Deloitte LLP and HM Revenue and Customs.

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See a list of all Chemistry degrees at Bristol, and find more information about the course, assessment and career prospects.

Typical offer for MSci Chemistry - applicants must meet one of the following

A-level
Standard offer
A*AA including grade A in Chemistry
A-level
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
AAB including grade A in Chemistry
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Standard offer
38 points overall with 18 at Higher Level, including 6 at Higher Level in Chemistry
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
34 points overall with 17 at Higher Level, including 6 at Higher Level in Chemistry
Cambridge Pre-U offerRequirements for principal subjects are as for A-level, where D1/ D2 is A*, D3 is A, M1/ M2 is B, M3 is C (see also Additional requirements below)
Access to HE Diploma offerPass Access to HE Diploma (Science) with at least 30 credits at Distinction, including 12 credits in Chemistry and 15 credits at Merit.
BTEC offer D*DD in Science
Scottish Qualifications Authority offerStandard Higher: AAAAA and Advanced Higher: AA with A in Chemistry
Welsh Baccalaureate offerRequirements are as for A-levels where you can substitute a non-subject specific grade for the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate at that grade (see also Additional requirements below)
European Baccalaureate offer88% overall with 8.5 in Chemistry
UK qualificationsFurther information about UK qualifications
International qualificationsAccepted international qualifications

Applicants must also meet these requirements

GCSE profile requirementsProfile:
Higher numeracy requirement: 6 or B in GCSE Maths or equivalent
Further information about GCSE requirements and profile levels.
English language requirements If English is not your first language, you need to meet this profile level:
Profile E
Further information about English language requirements and profile levels.
Additional requirementsIf this course is your Firm or Insurance choice and you do not achieve the required grades when we receive your results but do meet the grades for BSc Chemistry, you will automatically be offered a place on the BSc course.

Deferred entry

For this course deferred entry is: Welcomed

Selection process

UCAS

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Phone: +44 (0)117 394 1649
Email: choosebristol-ug@bristol.ac.uk

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Accreditation

This course is recognised by the following organisations:

Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry for fully meeting the academic criteria for Chartered Chemist (CChem).

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