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Applications and Entry Requirements

The Postgraduate degree finder has all the information you need to apply to study for a taught Masters degree with us.

  • MSc Materials Chemistry A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in chemistry or a closely related discipline with a strong chemistry component.
  • MSc Medicinal and Biological Chemistry A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in chemistry or a closely related discipline with a strong chemistry component. Your undergraduate degree must have included biology.
  • We may also consider a UK 2:2 honours degree, or its international equivalent, with relevant work experience and supportive references.

Language Requirements

All applicants must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of their English language ability:

  • an undergraduate or masters degree, that was taught and assessed in English in a majority English speaking country as defined by UK Visas and Immigration
  • IELTS Academic: total 6.5 with at least 6.0 in each component
  • TOEFL-iBT: total 92 with at least 20 in each section
  • PTE(A): total 61 with at least 56 in each of the Communicative Skills scores
  • CAE and CPE: total 176 with at least 169 in each paper
  • Trinity ISE: ISE II with distinctions in all four components

Degrees taught and assessed in English must be no more than three and a half years old at the beginning of your degree programme. IELTS, TOEFL, Pearson Test of English and Trinity ISE must be no more than two years old at the beginning of your degree programme.*

(*Revised 8/11/2018 to provide more accurate information on English language qualifications expiry dates.)

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