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Taught Masters degrees in chemistry

Our inspiring postgraduate programmes are an ideal entry point for either broadening or specialising your chemistry knowledge. Flexible courses combine research excellence with applied skills to enhance your employability and industry knowledge.

Why study chemistry at York?

As a research-intensive chemistry department, our postgraduate Masters degree programmes feature advanced-level modules. These are complemented by a substantial research project led by renowned experts in the field. You'll benefit from access to advanced laboratory and computational facilities, each with individual-user privileges.

Our courses

My experience on the course was nothing but positive. You will be exposed to outstanding researchers who are supportive, provide top quality teaching and will help guide you through the course.
Stiofán, MSc Green Chemistry and Sustainable Industrial Technology


You will develop a wide variety of knowledge and skills such as data analysis, teamwork and advanced IT. These are highly sought after by prospective employers. 

Our graduates

Graduates are equipped to excel in careers across a range of areas, including pharmaceuticals, IT, finance and management, software management, and data engineering. You may also be inspired to follow further studies with a PhD or other research degree.

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