The Molecular Science and Engineering programme at KTH Royal Institute of Technology relates to sustainability with an emphasis on energy and environment, safety, and innovation.
The two-year master’s programme in Molecular Science and Engineering provides the students with a broad understanding of chemistry and specialised knowledge and skills in some chosen areas.
A wide range of topics are covered, including molecular structure, synthesis of molecules, material properties, quantum chemistry, molecular reactions, and surface chemistry. During your studies, you will become acquainted with several advanced analytical techniques. You will also carry out project work and teamwork, as well as practising your written and oral communication.
Specialists in all aspects of molecular science and engineering are always in demand, and career prospects are strong.
It is a very wide field, with areas including pharmaceuticals, life sciences, medicine and medical engineering, biotechnology, environmental technology, forensics, fine chemicals, consumer products, cosmetics, polymers, pulp and paper, food and agriculture, petroleum, mining and materials, microfabrication, and energy.
There is also an increased need for consultants with a specialist knowledge of patenting, scientific writing, venture capital and marketing, expertise for governmental bodies and authorities, as well as for Ph.Ds within the area.
Graduates from the programme have for example gone on to positions as research scientist, Ph.D. student, product manager, quality assurance officer, and sales representative at workplaces such as AstraZeneca, KTH, Outokumpu, RI.SE, and Boston Consulting Group. Program graduates are also found at numerous startups, both as owners and employees.
- Advanced Organic Chemistry
- Spectroscopic Tools for Chemistry
- Analytical Separations
- Surfaces, Colloids and Soft Matter
- Quantum Chemistry
- Molecular Enzymology
- Solid State Chemistry: Structures and Methods
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesMolecular Sciences General Engineering & Technology View 89 other Masters in General Engineering & Technology in Sweden
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
A bachelor’s degree, corresponding to at least 180 ECTS credits, in Chemistry or closely related subject including courses in:
- Chemistry or closely related subject corresponding to at least 75 ECTS credits.
- Mathematics corresponding to at least 20 ECTS credits.
- Numerical Analysis/Computer Science corresponding to at least 9 ECTS credits.
International15235 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 30471 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
- SEK 310,000 per full programme
Living costs for Stockholm
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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