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Chemistry, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (WUR) ,
The International Graduate Studies (IGS) in Chemistry is a research oriented M.Sc. program with high-quality theoretical and practical chemistry modules providing students with a first-rate education.

About

The program provides the possibility of research and the specialization in different fields, such as Analytical Chemistry, Building Materials Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Macromolecular Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry and other modern branches of chemistry.

The Chemistry Master program has a duration of two years, divided into 4 semesters. The first three semesters are organized into lectures and lab courses. In the fourth semester students work on an advanced research topic and write their master thesis. The courses are taught in English, however, students have to attend basic German language courses as part of their curriculum.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Chemistry of Building Materials
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical and Theoratical Chemistry
  • Macromolecular Chemistry

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    72

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    533

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score (Grade C):

    180

    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score:
Recommended score:

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • Bachelor of Science or equivalent (with grade 2.5 or better).
  • Proficiency in English: English as a native language; or TOEFL 533 (paper-based), 200 (computer-based), 72 (internet based); or CAE level C; or IELTS grade 6 or equivalent; or English on level B2 of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 250 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 250 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Siegen

  • 730 - 1100 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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