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ABOUT THIS COURSE
STUDY JOURNEY

What will I learn?

OVERVIEW

The MRes Advanced Chemical Sciences programme provides students with the education and training needed to understand different aspects of the field of material sciences. It aligns with similar MSc programmes at the University of Liverpool.

The programme contains taught modules covering areas from synthetic chemistry to nanotechnology to analytical methods and instrumentation. It places strong emphasis on the development of project management and professional skills. After completing the taught modules, you will engage in a 12-month extensive research project of your choice that leads to submission of a dissertation.

A customised learning plan is designed for you, taking into account your background and career aspirations. Successful completion of the programme leads to the award of an MRes degree from the University of Liverpool.

WHY SHOULD I STUDY ADVANCED CHEMICAL SCIENCES AT XJTLU?

  • Taught by international staff who are experts in various fields of chemistry
  • Excellent preparation for the study of PhD programmes both at universities abroad or in China
  • Offers strong links to local and international industries
  • XJTLU is located close to the many biotechnology companies in nearby BioBay, a national biotechnology hub with over 400 companies, ideal for internships
  • Nearby Cold Spring Harbor Asia hosts prestigious scientific symposia, conferences, and summer schools providing our students with the opportunity to interact with world-famous researchers
  • Earn a University of Liverpool degree that is recognised by the Chinese Ministry of Education

CAREERS

Successful graduates can establish careers in a wide range of industries, including:

  • Chemical and material science
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Biotechnology
  • Food and beverages (quality assurance and new formulation)
  • Analytical laboratories

Which department am I in?

Department of Chemistry

Study options

Full Time (18 months)

Tuition fees
RMB 90,000 for the entire course
Start date

Expected September 2019

Venue

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

111 Ren Ai Road, Suzhou Dushu Lake Science and Education Innovation District,

Suzhou Industrial Park,

SUZHOU,

Jiangsu,

215123, China

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Entry requirements vary depending on the degree programme you choose, with different undergraduate backgrounds. The minimum entry requirements for all masters programmes is a UK upper second class hours (2:1) or equivalent. English language requirements: If you have not studied at degree level in English, you will need to provide evidence of your level of English proficiency. If English is not your first language, but you are following a full-time degree programme delivered wholly in English, you will normally be exempt from the English language requirements. Individual cases will be considered on their own merit. You may be required to attend an interview or take a test to further demonstrate your English proficiency.

For international students

An undergraduate degree (UK 2:1 or equivalent) in chemistry or a related discipline or any other equivalent academic qualifications.

English Language Requirements

IELTS: 6.0 (minimum of 5.0 in all sections) / TOEFL iBT:80

Find your nearest IELTS test centre and test dates

There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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