The first course of its kind to be accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry, this taught Masters is designed to equip you with key skills in green chemistry and green chemical technology. You’ll study industrial and commercial applications in close collaboration with industry leaders, and gain an awareness of the problems they face.

This MSc is a one-year full-time course consisting of taught modules and a substantial independent research project. You will be taught by academic experts within the Department of Chemistry as well as external experts from other academic institutions and industry.

You will learn about the key principles of green chemistry and the importance of clean and sustainable technology. The course will develop and enhance your transferable skills as well as those skills required for careers in a range of industries. For example, you’ll learn a variety of chemical research techniques and how to apply them; you’ll learn about the importance of protecting intellectual property and commercialising new inventions; you’ll learn how to carry out independent research.

Study Details:

1 year full-time – this course is available as MSc, PG Dip or PG Cert

Module Details:

You’ll study four 20-credit modules:

  • Principles of Green Chemistry
  • Application of Green Chemistry
  • Commercialisation of Green Chemistry
  • Green Chemistry Transferable Skills

Programme Funding

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Student Destinations

The wide variety of skills developed throughout the MSc in Green Chemistry have enabled our graduates to go on to careers in a range of areas.

Career opportunities

  • Research
  • Process development
  • Environmental services
  • Manufacturing
  • Law
  • Consultancy
  • Government
  • Education


2021/22 UK £9,730 EU/International £23,300

Entry Requirements

2:2 or equivalent in Chemistry or another science.

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