Chemistry Advanced Project (MChem) (F1140)

60 credits, Level 7 (Masters)

Autumn and spring teaching

For this advanced project, you undertake a piece of original research in an area at the forefront of chemistry. After consultation with a member of faculty, you undertake research on a topic of your choice.

An individual project will usually involve the use of experimental/computational procedures to investigate a specific chemical/biological problem.
Experimental strategies will be designed and executed followed by data collection and analysis.
The data may be generated using a combination of computation and/or laboratory experiments.


23%: Practical (Project)
77%: Seminar


100%: Coursework (Dissertation, Presentation)

Contact hours and workload

This module is 600 hours of work. This breaks down into 55 hours of contact time and 545 hours of independent study.

This module is running in the academic year 2019/20. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.