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Synthesis, Catalysis and Molecular Design, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 9 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) Tarragona, Spain
This master's degree in Synthesis, Catalysis and Molecular Design at Universitat Rovira i Virgili provides students with in-depth theoretical knowledge of the field and new techniques in product synthesis, catalyst development, management of environment-friendly chemical processes, and computational design. It is primarily research-oriented.
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Overview

The University Master's Degree in Synthesis, Catalysis and Molecular Design at Universitat Rovira i Virgili provides students with in-depth theoretical knowledge of the field and new techniques in product synthesis, catalyst development, management of environment-friendly chemical processes, and computational design. It is primarily research-oriented, so graduates will be able to undertake research, development and innovation in industry. The general objectives are the following:

  •  To provide high-level scientific training in the fields of molecular synthesis, catalysis and design, so that graduates can undertake doctoral studies and pursue a scientific or academic career.
  • To provide graduates with a capacity for innovation and the necessary skills to synthesise sustainable chemical products and processes in the professional world.
The aims of the courses are the following:
  • To enable students to use synthetic methodologies and design ways of obtaining new products with the tools of computational chemistry.
  •  To familiarise students with modern techniques for characterising molecular compounds, surfaces and solids.
  • To provide tools for understanding the most advanced principles and applications of catalysis.
  • To train students to design chemical processes on a laboratory or industrial scale through channels that meet the standards of sustainability and environmental friendliness.
  • To provide students who wish to undertake doctoral studies with more advanced, specific knlowledge relevant to their research: synthesis, catalysis or modelling.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Computational Chemistry
  • Structural Determination Techniques
  • Multidisciplinary Seminars
  • Master's Thesis
  • Characterisation of Solids and Surfaces 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 9 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 18 months
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    3.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

As well as the compulsory general documentation required for pre-enrolment in the programme, you must also submit the following documents: 

  • Proof of competence in English (minimum level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference).
  • Letter of motivation for academic coordination.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3132 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3132 EUR per year and a duration of 9 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2913 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2913 EUR per year and a duration of 9 months.
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Living costs for Tarragona

  • 580 - 960 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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