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Medicinal and Applied Chemistry, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #651 (QS) Kaohsiung City, Taiwan
Kaohsiung Medical University is the oldest medical university in southern Taiwan. The Department of Chemistry was established on August 1, 1990 and recruits 102 students each year. The departmental aim is to educate and train students as professionals in the fields of pharmaceutical science and technology, environmental technology, trace analysis, materials chemistry, biochemistry and applied chemistry.


Our department consists of nine professors, six associate professors, five assistant professors. Required courses in our department include organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, analytical chemistry, physical chemistry, biochemistry, and pharmaceutical chemistry. Since2007, the majority of the students in our department have been classified into the Medicinal Chemistry or Applied Chemistry groups. These groups recruit students separately in order to improve students' professional skills and competitiveness.


Why Choose Department of Medicinal and Applied Chemistry at KMU?

  •  More than 20 professors in 5 research areas covering all chemistry domains.
  •  Rank #1 for medicinal and applied chemistry  in Taiwan.
  •  Great interaction with Medicine (4 affiliated hospitals)
  •  Large proportion of international graduate students  

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Instrumental Analysis
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Biochemisty
  • Spectroscopy
  • Biomaterials

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description

      1-4 years

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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General Requirements

Holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry or related life sciences and natural sciences from a local or foreign university which is recognized by M.O.E. and verified by R.O.C. representative office. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1300 EUR per semester and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Kaohsiung

  • 19176 - 24000 TWD/month
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