Materials Chemistry MChem (Hons)

University of St Andrews

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( 4.3) 745 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE F200
The MChem (Hons) in Materials Chemistry seeks to understand the interrelationships between the composition, structure, microstructure and properties of matter in order to design and develop new materials – for example, semiconductor processing and fabrication; energy and IT; biomaterials; catalyst materials; ‘smart coatings’; and nanotechnology. The MChem allows you to combine undergraduate and postgraduate study into a single five-year programme, graduating with a Masters degree. The course is ... READ MORE

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Full time | Main Site | 5 Years | SEP-20

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
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22nd / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
3rd
CompUniGuide subject ranking
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Source: Complete University Guide 2020
5th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-20
Full Time
5 Years

Materials Science

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
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Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 100 = 0% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Materials Science graduate salary at this uni
£21,000
UK Materials Science graduate salary
£18,000

Modules
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Entry requirements
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A level
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£9,250 per year
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£1,820 per year
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£1,820 per year
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£22,350 per year
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Where you'll study

University of St Andrews

16 St Katharine's West St Andrews
KY16 9AX United Kingdom Nearest train station: Leuchars  2.7 miles away

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