This flexible and accredited degree will provide you with the advanced knowledge, skills and attributes required for a career in Chemistry and its sub-disciplines, or act as a base for entry to PhD studies.
You can gain the opportunity to develop a competitive research edge to your CV, which is vital when entering the growing Chemistry market within the UK and internationally. This Chemistry postgraduate course enables you to choose from our extensive range of Chemistry modules – allowing you to match the modules with your interests and career aspirations.
If you are already working in industry then you may be interested in studying this course part-time over two to three years. The research project can even be studied over 10 to 12 months doing approved ‚in-house’ research.
How you’re taught
This programme is delivered by a combination of traditional lectures, seminars and tutorials, together with laboratory classes and laboratory based research project.
If you are a full-time student, you will have the opportunity to carry out a research project in an a chemistry research group at Nottingham Trent University or with one of our industrial, academic or health sector partners. If you are a part-time student, you will normally conduct the research project in your own workplace.
You will be assessed on a variety of components:
- written exam
- verbal presentation
- poster presentation
- research project
Careers and employability
At Nottingham Trent University, your employability and job prospects are crucial factors in your choice of university – you need to know that your postgraduate degree will be worth the time and money you spend on it. The pharmaceutical and chemical industry is a well-established market growing globally and there has been a steady increase in international employment opportunities within the industry.
Our graduates have gone on to work in a wide variety of job markets including:
- food and drinks
- liquid crystals
- advance materials engineering
- finance and sales
Recent employers include:
- Reckitt Benckiser
- Alfa Aesar
- Birds Eye.
Our strength lies in the relevance of our degrees to the real world. In all subject areas, we encourage you to recognise your transferable skills and its application to a multitude of careers. By taking an MRes in Chemistry you will benefit from the progressive development of a variety of skills, such as advanced laboratory techniques and critical analysis and synthesis of a breadth and depth of relevant chemistry-specific research.
Although this Chemistry Masters course does not offer a formal placement, this course is vocationally focused and benefits from strong links with industry.
To us, research is about more than writing papers and proposing new ideas. By daring to think differently, we’re disrupting the research landscape and finding the answers to the questions that really matter. From conservation management to sustainable farming, we’re inspiring the brightest minds to rise up and find solutions to some of the most significant global challenges facing society.