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Chemistry

University of Basel

Master
18 months
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1544 EUR/year
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The Chemistry programme at the University of Basel is versatile. The masters program teaches the basics of chemistry.

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Overview

In the Chemistry programme at the University of Basel, a first specialization is possible, which can then be deepened in doctoral studies by dealing with current issues.

Career opportunities

Chemists work in basic research, in the development of new processes and products, in production, in analytics, in documentation and patenting, in food control, in the judicial-scientific service, in clinical laboratories (clinical chemistry), in consulting and in environmental protection , at secondary and technical colleges as well as university colleges.

In recent years, many smaller, innovative chemical and biotechnology companies have emerged, which enormously enrich the job market. Also, the desire to be self-employed can be realized more easily than it used to be.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Biologically oriented chemistry ("Life Sciences")
  • Heterogeneous and homogeneous catalysis
  • nanoscience
  • Sustainability and Energy (Sustainable Chemistry)
  • Computer-aided chemistry
  • Supramolecular chemistry
  • Chemical physics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The admission to the master’s degree program follows a motion presented by the examination commission of the faculty, in which it recommends to the rectorate to either allow or deny the admission.
  •  In the event that a bachelor’s degree only partially fulfills the requirements listed in the master’s study regulations, the admission can be issued contingent on the student taking certain classes in the bachelor degree program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1544 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 772 EUR per semester and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1544 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 772 EUR per semester and a duration of 18 months.
  • CHF 850 per semester

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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