Chemistry with External Placement MChem (Hons)

University of Southampton

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UCAS CODE F101
Combine your chemistry degree with six months of industrial experience or a research placement at an overseas university. Similar in structure to our MChem Chemistry degree, you will undertake an independent research project in year three and an assessed, external six-month placement in year four. Your placement could be based in industry in the UK, or academia or industry anywhere else in the world. These placements take place in July to December of year four.If you choose to undertake a ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
71st / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
17th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
33rd

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-21
Full Time
4 Years

Chemistry

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 95 = 5% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Chemistry graduate salary at this uni
£21,000
UK Chemistry graduate salary
£22,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, September 2020

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Chemistry

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Chemistry
91%
Mathematics
78%
Biology
49%
Physics
33%
Psychology
10%

Tuition fees

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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£21,580 per year
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International Fees
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University of Southampton
CompUniGuide ranking
17th
Student rating
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( 4.2)
The University of Southampton is one of the founding members of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities. Currently it is ranked as a top 25 university in the Whatuni student rankings. There are five campuses in Southampton, as well as Winchester School of Art and University of Southampton Malaysia, with more than 21,900 students currently enrolled at the University. Southampton offers a broad range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses across the following academic areas: arts and humanities, engineering and physical sciences, environmental and life sciences, medicine, and social sciences. University of Southampton students on Whatuni say: “Excellent - friendly atmosphere and students, great union, course is wonderful and accommodating and university is beautiful. Would highly recommend UoS to anyone.

Where you'll study

University of Southampton

Highfield Southampton
Hampshire
SO17 1BJ United Kingdom Nearest train station: St Denys  0.6 miles away

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