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Chemistry, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

Cutting-edge research and innovative course work make UNT an ideal place to pursue a Doctor of Philosophy or Master of Science degree in Chemistry.

From designing new optoelectronic or pharmaceutical materials to reducing toxic emissions and the invention of new clean fuels, our combination of internationally recognized faculty members and state-of-the-art facilities have provided alumni with the tools needed to thrive and succeed in the job market.

Our faculty members are committed to excellence and your success. They’ve been recognized in their fields by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the National Science Foundation, the Inter-American Photochemical Society and the American Chemical Society, among others. They also serve as editors or on editorial boards of major journals and receive extensive citations for their research endeavors.

Programme Structure

The research is supported by the National Science Foundation, the Department of Energy, the Office of Naval Research, the Department of Defense Battlefield Forensic Program, the Welch Foundation, and other federal and industrial sources.
Research laboratories are housed in the Chemistry Building and the Science Research Building with access to university-wide shared facilities, including those at Discovery Park. Our department possesses numerous modern equipment and instruments for research in:

  • Computational chemistry
  • Mass spectrometric analysis
  • Materials and surface characterization
  • Nuclear magnetic resonance
  • Organic and inorganic syntheses
  • Quantitative and qualitative analysis
  • UV-vis-IR and laser spectroscopy
  • X-ray structure determination (single crystal and powder)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

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).

General Requirements

Admission requirements:
  • Chemistry aptitude
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
  • Curriculum vitae

Tuition Fee

  • National

    17172 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8586 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    1800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 900 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Denton

  • 1036 - 1920 USD/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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