Our courses will help you to further your education and make an impact on your future career. Whether that lies in academic or industrial research, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, scientific communication or elsewhere, we have a range of courses to suit your needs and career aspirations.
Take your science career to the next level with our Master’s degree in Advanced Chemistry. This broad and flexible course can be tailored to fit your interests and career aspirations, helping you develop the skills you need to follow your chosen career.
Catalysis lies at the heart of many chemical processes, from living systems to large-scale industrial reactors. By understanding and applying catalysts, we can create more economical and sustainable processes. With roughly 85% of manufacturing involving catalysis in the production chain, career prospects for graduates with this specialist knowledge are strong.
The search for new drugs to combat serious illnesses is an important and exciting challenge at the forefront of medical research. As a medicinal chemist, you can have a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of millions of people worldwide.
Our postgraduate research programmes
An introduction to our taught master's degree programmes
Dr Tom Tatchell, Education and Students Manager, shares all you need to know about postgraduate study at the School of Chemistry including career opportunities for graduates, contact hours for our taught degree programmes, the differences between undergraduate and postgraduate study, and more.
Jonathan Bartley, Course Leader for the Catalysis MSc, talks you through what you can expect in conjunction with our Cardiff Catalysis Institute, one of the world’s leading centres for catalysis.
Medicinal Chemistry (MSc)
Dr Michaela Serpi explains how medicinal chemistry is a rapidly developing science concerned with the chemistry underpinning the design, discovery and development of new pharmaceuticals.
Advanced Chemistry (MSc)
Dr Niklaas Buurma covers how this course will prepare you for a range of research careers in universities, government agencies and science companies all over the world.
Our School has a world-class reputation for research excellence, with a vibrant and diverse community of postgraduate students. Explore our facilities and find out more about our School and research including the Cardiff Catalysis Institute.
Entry requirements can be found on the course pages.
Rebekah shares her experiences as a postgraduate chemistry student
MChem and PhD student, Rebekah Taylor, explains why she chose to study chemistry at Cardiff and shares some useful advice for students who are considering studying with us, including information about student support, the skills she gained during her degree and the city of Cardiff.