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MSc Electrochemistry and Battery Technologies

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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

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Course Summary

Electrochemistry and its application in electrochemical engineering is an increasingly important area of science and technology, with relevance to energy (batteries, fuel cells and solar cells), corrosion, sensors, waste treatment, metal finishing and the electronics industry. Our programme will provide you with a background in both the fundamental and applied aspects of electrochemistry with an emphasis on battery technologies, enabling you to pursue a variety of rewarding careers

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Full time


1 year

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Modelling in Electrochemistry
Practical Techniques in Battery Research
Scientific Writing and Presentation Skills
Introduction to Electrochemistry I & II
Practical Techniques in Electrochemistry
Battery Materials and Characterisation
Battery Technologies and their Applications

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


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Entry requirements

Students need to have UK bachelors degree with upper second-class honours or higher in biochemistry, physics, polymer science, environmental sciences, material science, mathematics or closely related discipline.

Department profile

The Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Southampton is home to Chemistry, Engineering, Electronics and Computer Science, Physics and Astronomy, and the Zepler Institute for Photonics and Nanoelectronics, which incorporates the Optoelectronics Research Centre. Postgraduate study: We offer over 50 taught masters programmes for you to choose from, ranging from electrochemistry to audiology, chemical engineering...more

University information

The University of Southampton has a long history of tradition, prestige and success, having just celebrated 100 years of its Highfield Campus. A founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities, the University is ranked in the Top 20 UK universities in the Complete University Guide, 2020 and is also a three-times winner of the Queen's Anniversary Prize. The University is spread across five campuses in Southampton,...more

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