A key strength of the University of Leeds, School of Chemistry is the delivery of outstanding postgraduate training. Our students are a vital and integral component of our community.
Our size and inclusive structure make for an outstanding, supportive and friendly environment with our postgraduates at the centre of everything we do.
It is our goal to help you, as a student, to become one of the people who makes the next big advances in chemistry. We are proud of the success of our postgraduates who progress to positions in academic, industrial and commercial organisations across the globe.
Our pledge to help you realise your ambitions and career aspirations is based on a strong track record of research. You will find peaks of excellence in atmospheric chemistry, medicinal chemistry, laser spectroscopy, organic synthesis, and colour and polymer chemistry.
As an outstanding centre of excellence for chemistry, you will be studying with some of the best minds in their field. We also guarantee that you will have the extensive support and facilities to allow you to get the most out of your time here at Leeds.
Develop your full potential
A Masters is an award one level higher than a Bachelors degree and can be completed within one year of full time study (12 months). Our Masters courses are organised into taught modules within which you will be assessed and in addition, you will also be required to write a research dissertation or project.
When you choose to study a Masters at Leeds’ School of Chemistry you will benefit from the use of our excellent facilities, our exceptional student support and a welcoming atmosphere, all of which serves to nurture your learning potential.
A range of scholarships are available, please enquire for more information. If you are a former student of the University of Leeds you may be eligible for a 10% alumni tuition fee bursary.
Teaching and research of the highest quality
The University of Leeds is well known globally for the quality of its education and research, and our degrees are recognised by employers and universities worldwide. In the latest Research Excellence Framework, our School of Chemistry was confirmed as one of the top departments, being ranked 4th in the UK for research impact.
All of our Masters courses are strongly linked to our research groups which means that you will be taught by staff who are actively engaged in world-class research and cutting-edge professional practice.
A wide range of career opportunities
Our strong connections with industry ensure that our courses are up-to-date and in line with employer needs which means that on graduation you will be ideally placed to pursue a science related career of your choosing in industry or progress to a research degree.
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