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Chemistry and Molecular Sciences

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
15000 EUR/year
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About

In the Master's Programme in Chemistry and Molecular Sciences from University of Helsinki, you learn experimental research methods in many fields of chemistry, like analytical and synthetic chemistry, radiochemistry, molecular research, and spectroscopy. The studies provide you with an excellent basis for expertise and prepare you to meet local and global challenges.

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Overview

In the Master's Programme in Chemistry and Molecular Sciences from  University of Helsinki , you will become profoundly familiar with experimental research methods in one or more fields of chemistry, such as analytical and synthetic chemistry, radiochemistry, molecular research, and spectroscopy. The studies include lecture courses, examinations and contact teaching, laboratory courses, presentation series and seminars. Compared to the Bachelor's degree, these studies require more independent work. The Master’s degree culminates in an extensive Master's thesis that includes practical research.

After completing the Master’s Programme in Chemistry and Molecular Sciences, you will:

  • Be profoundly familiar with experimental research methods in one or more fields of chemistry, such as analytical and synthetic chemistry, radiochemistry, molecular research, and spectroscopy.
  • Have an in-depth knowledge of the theoretical basis of your field and be able to apply this knowledge to broader topics.
  • Know how to search for and manage chemical research data and use them to plan and perform demanding duties in chemical laboratories.
  • Be able to act as a chemical expert in project planning and management, both independently and as a member of a team.
  • Be able to present your results accurately in accordance with the practices of the field, both orally and in writing, and prepare extensive papers and reports.

As a chemical expert, you can embark on a career in industry, research or education or in the business sector. Your work might also involve applications of environmental or biological sciences, the manufacture of pharmaceutical products, or the development of technological materials or new energy solutions. 

Potential employers include private companies, research and educational institutes, public agencies and supervisory authorities both abroad and in Finland. The chemicals industry is a major employer and one of the largest export industries in Finland.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Structure and reactivity - Organic reactions 
  • Synthesis methods 
  • Design of synthesis 
  • Organometallic chemistry
  • Synthetic chemistry labworks

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Application period: 1 December- 15 January

Language

English, Finnish, Swedish

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
92
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An officially certified copy of the degree certificate/diploma
    • An official transcript of records or an officially certified copy of the transcript
    • A diploma supplement (if available)
    • Please also submit authorised translations of these documents in Finnish, Swedish or English, if necessary.
    If you wish to use any additional degrees or studies as grounds for application, please also submit the following documents related to them:
    • Certified copy of the degree certificate/diploma
    • Official transcript of records or a certified copy of the transcript
    • Please also submit authorised translations of these documents in Finnish, Swedish or English, if necessary.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Citizens of non-EU/EEA countries, who do not have a permanent residence status in the area and pursue their studies in English, are liable to pay tuition fees.

Funding

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.

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