King's College London
Chemistry Msci (Hons)
King's College London

Key Course Facts

Salary

Salary of Graduates in CAH07

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Chemistry at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £30000 £29500 £39500
25-75 percentile range £26500 - £35000 £25500 - £35500 £29500 - £50000


Salary of all UK Graduates of CAH07

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £26087 £25084 £30411
25-75 percentile range £23037 - £30143 £20483 - £31674 £24333 - £37866

Course Description

Our Chemistry MSci degree will give you a theoretical and experimental understanding of chemistry in the modern world. Our teaching is research-enriched, transcending the traditional divisions of physical, organic and inorganic chemistry and integrating practical methods throughout. In your final year of the MSci, you’ll explore your interests with a 6-month research project in our state-of-the-art labs.

The course is designed to train the next generation of articulate, flexible chemists for a wide variety of careers in chemical, biotech and pharmaceutical industries and extending to wide careers such as finance, law and media.

Key benefits

  • Accredited by the Royal Society for Chemistry.
  • You will work on a major six-month project in one of our research groups.
  • You’ll benefit from research-enriched teaching from internationally renowned scientists and researchers.
  • You’ll have access to our state-of-the-art laboratory facilities, located in the heart of London.
  • Includes an opportunity to transfer to a Study Abroad pathway and spend your third year, or a semester of your third year or fourth year, studying at a partner institution.
Please see our online prospectus for further details on this programme: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/courses/chemistry-msci

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Chemistry Msci (Hons) at King's College London

25% Information Technology Professionals
25% Managers, directors and senior officials
20% Process, plant and machine operatives
20% Sales occupations
10% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals

Grading & Study Time

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

Access to HE Diploma

Including one in a relevant subject/science (80 UCAS tariff points)

Including one in a relevant subject/science (90 UCAS tariff points)

Required subjects: Chemistry, and at least one of Biology, Mathematics or Physics.

English language requirements

test Grade Additional Details
IELTS (Academic)

6.5 overall with a minimum of 6.0 in each skill

PTE Academic

62 overall with a minimum of 59 in each skill

TOEFL (iBT)

92 overall with 23 in writing and 20 in the other skills

Cambridge English Advanced

176 overall with a minimum of 169 in each skill

Cambridge English Proficiency

176 overall with a minimum of 169 in each skill

Trinity ISE

Level III (ISEIII) with pass in each skill

Institution's Own Test

Pass the King's Pre-Sessional English Language Programme with Band 6.5

IELTS (Academic)

7.0 overall with a minimum of 6.5 in each skill

PTE Academic

69 overall with a minimum of 62 in each skill

TOEFL (iBT)

100 overall with a minimum of 25 in writing and 23 in each of the other skills

Cambridge English Advanced

185 overall with a minimum of 176 in each skill

Cambridge English Proficiency

185 overall with a minimum of 176 in each skill

Trinity ISE

Level III (ISEIII) with merit in each skill

Institution's Own Test

Pass the King's Pre-Sessional English Language Programme with Band 7


Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Chemistry, Msci (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Tuition Fees Chemistry Msci (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1

Additional fee information

For International fees and information, please see the course details on our online prospectus: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/index

The fees stated are for entry in the forthcoming September. If you are applying for deferred entry, to commence the following September, fees may be subject to change.

All International applicants to Undergraduate programmes are required to pay a deposit of £2,000 against their first year’s tuition fee. This deposit is payable when you firmly accept an unconditional offer to study with us, and will be offset against your tuition fees when you join King’s.

Average student cost of living in London

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)
  • year 2

University Rankings

Positions of King's College London in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of King's College London in related subject specific rankings.

Natural Sciences

    • #24 
    • #30 
    Chemistry
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #40 
    • #49 
    Chemistry
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #7 
    • #83 
    Chemistry
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 22 March, 2023]
    • #18 
    • #301 
    Chemistry
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 19 July, 2022]

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About King's College London

King’s College London (KCL) was established in 1892 and is located in the very centre of London. International students can start by taking KCL’s International Foundation, a one-year course intended to improve your knowledge on a particular subject while bringing your English to a level where you’re comfortable studying and communicating. The famous city of London offers innumerable advantages to young students, including myriad work opportunities, reliable and extensive public transport, and abundant entertainment options.

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Student composition of King's College London

undergraduates:
22110
postgraduates:
13810
Total:
35920
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