Chemistry MSc

  • Programme duration: Full-time: 12 months   Part-time: 24 months
  • Programme start: Autumn 2021
  • Entry requirements: You will typically need a minimum of a 2:1 BSc Honours degree or equivalent in Chemistry from Home students.
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Entry requirements

Typically we will require a minimum of a 2.1 BSc Honours degree or equivalent in Chemistry. This MSc is suitable for candidates who have an in-depth knowledge of Chemistry and have studied organic, inorganic, physical and analytical / laboratory chemistry.

Candidates will be required to demonstrate in-depth knowledge relevant to the MSc and may be required to complete and pass an assessment (as assessed by the Department of Chemistry).  

International qualifications

Applications from international students are welcome. International qualifications will be evaluated in line with the National Recognition Information Centre (NARIC) guidelines.

English language qualifications

All applicants must have reached a minimum required standard of English language and are required to provide evidence of this. Qualifications accepted by the University can be found on our International webpages. Please see www.liv.ac.uk/international for English Language requirements specific to your country.

If you meet the academic requirements of the course but do not have the required level of English Language, it is possible for you to come and study at the University on one of our Pre-sessional EAP programmes.  Please see the English Language Centre website for further information about these programmes; www.liv.ac.uk/english-language-centre/pre-sessional-eap.

If you require additional English Language training during your study, the University is able to provide tuition and arrange IELTS tests through its English Language Centre, details of which are available at www.liverpool.ac.uk/english-language-centre.

IELTS6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component)
TOEFL iBT88 or above with minimum scores in components as follows: Listening and Writing 17, Reading 17, Speaking 19
International BaccalaureateStandard Level 5
Hong Kong use of English AS levelC
INDIA Standard XII70% or above from Central and Metro State Boards
WAECC4-6

Please be advised that TOEFL is no longer classified by UK Visas and Immigration as a Secure English Language Test (SELT). However, at the current time the university is continuing to accept TOEFL, at the required level, for entry on to Undergraduate and Postgraduate academic programmes.