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MSci in Chemistry with a European Language (Full Time)

University College London

Masters Degree , Chemistry

Course Description

This four-year programme offers an additional year on top of the Chemistry with a European Language BSc, which you will spend abroad at a European university (we currently have links with institutions in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Sweden) undertaking an advanced chemical research project.

  • Consistently regarded as one of the best chemistry departments in the UK, we offer you an excellent education with high standards of teaching.

  • You will benefit from our outstanding research profile as you are taught by lecturers who are experts in a wide range of chemistry-related fields.

  • You will have the opportunity to carry out an extensive research project in a university in mainland Europe, developing both your chemical and language skills.

  • The UCL Centre for Languages & International Education (CLIE) and the specialist language departments offer excellent modern language-learning aids such as computers, video and satellite links.

Accreditation

The Royal Society of Chemistry accreditation is a peer review process founded on the judgement of professional chemists. It provides a structured mechanism to assess, evaluate, and enhance the quality of degree programmes and demonstrates a commitment to continuous improvement.

This four-year programme offers an additional year on top of the Chemistry with a European Language BSc, which you will spend abroad at a European university (we currently have links with institutions in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Sweden) undertaking an advanced chemical research project. Consistently regarded as one of the best chemistry departments in the UK,...

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Course Content

Year 1

Core or compulsory module(s)

Basic Inorganic Chemistry
Basic Organic Chemistry
Basic Physical Chemistry
Introduction to Chemical Principles

Optional modules

You will select two modules in the same language through CLIE, plus a Mathematics module appropriate to your level of qualification.

Year 2

Core or compulsory module(s)

Principles of Inorganic Chemistry
Principles of Organic Chemistry
Principles of Physical Chemistry

Optional modules

You will select two 0.5 credit modules in the same language through CLIE.

Year 3

Core or compulsory module(s)

Advanced Topics in Inorganic Chemistry
Advanced Topics in Physical Chemistry
An Introduction to Research Methods
Literature Project
Principles and Methods of Organic Synthesis

Optional modules

You will select two modules in the same language through CLIE.

Year 4

Advanced chemical research project in Europe

The fourth year encompasses an independent research project in one of our partner universities to which UCL Chemistry has links through the Erasmus Scheme sponsored by the European Union.

Year 1 Core or compulsory module(s) Basic Inorganic Chemistry Basic Organic Chemistry Basic Physical Chemistry Introduction to Chemical Principles Optional modules You will select two modules in the same language through CLIE, plus a Mathematics module appropriate to your level of...

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Entry Requirements

A Levels

Grades

AAA

Subjects

Chemistry, plus one of Biology, Physics or Mathematics required. Any language preferred as third subject, but not essential.

GCSEs

English Language at grade C or 5, plus Mathematics at grade B or 6. For UK-based students a foreign language at grade B or 6 is required.

Contextual offer

Grades

AAB (more about contextual offers)

Subjects

A in Chemistry and A in one of Biology, Physics or Mathematics required. Any language preferred as third subject, but not essential.

IB Diploma

Points

38

Subjects

A score of 18 points in three higher level subjects including 6 in Chemistry and 6 in one of Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics, with no score lower than 5. Any language preferred as third higher level subject, but not essential.

Contextual offer

Points

36 (more about contextual offers)

Subjects

A score of 17 points in three higher level subjects including 6 in Chemistry and 6 in one of Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics, with no score lower than 5. Any language preferred as third higher level subject, but not essential.

English language requirements

If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency. Information about the evidence required, acceptable qualifications and test providers can be found on our English language requirements page.

The English language level for this programme is: Standard

A variety of English language programmes are offered at the UCL Centre for Languages & International Education.

A Levels Grades AAA Subjects Chemistry, plus one of Biology, Physics or Mathematics required. Any language preferred as third subject, but not essential. GCSEs English Language at grade C or 5, plus Mathematics at grade B or 6. For UK-based students a foreign language...

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Assessment Methods

Modules usually involve at least two methods of assessment; coursework (problem sheets, essays or poster presentations), an examination, or lab classes. Feedback, such as face-to-face marking in laboratories, is always provided. Your final-year project will be assessed through a written report, a presentation and an oral examination.

Modules usually involve at least two methods of assessment; coursework (problem sheets, essays or poster presentations), an examination, or lab classes. Feedback, such as face-to-face marking in laboratories, is always provided. Your final-year project will be assessed through a written report, a presentation and an oral examination.