MSc Green Chemistry and Sustainable Industrial Technology

Department of Chemistry

University of York


Department of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at the University of York is one of the UK’s leading Chemistry departments, internationally recognised for both teaching and research. We are currently ranked 2nd in the 2018 Guardian League Table, 4th in the 2018 Complete University Guide, 7th in the 2014 REF Research Power table of UK Chemistry departments, and hold an Athena Swan Gold Award demonstrating our commitment to equality. The University of York is a member of the Russell Group.

MSc Green Chemistry and Sustainable Industrial Technology

Our MSc Green Chemistry and Sustainable Industrial Technology was the first course of its kind to be accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry. It is designed to equip you with the necessary skills in green chemistry and clean chemical technology to prepare you for a range of different careers in research, process development, environmental services, manufacturing, law, consultancy and government.

Teaching is delivered by academic experts within the Department of Chemistry as well as external experts from other academic institutions and industry.

The teaching component of the course is delivered via a mix of lectures, workshops, seminars and practical work. You will learn about the key principles of green chemistry and the importance of sustainable technology in a variety of areas. In addition to this, you will also have the opportunity to enhance your transferable skills.

Assessment is varied including a closed exam, written assignments, presentations, practical work and posters. There is a substantial research project that gives you an opportunity to work on real-life challenges faced by the chemical industry.

MSc applicants from the UK and EU may be eligible for funding from a UK Government Masters Loan

General funding sources

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Contacts and how to apply

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Chemistry Graduate Office, Department of Chemistry, University of York, Heslington YORK YO10 5DD
Telephone: +44 (0) 1904 324544 / 4077
Twitter: @ChemistryatYork