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Chemistry and Biochemistry, M.Sc.

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About

The mission of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is to provide students with an educational environment that will stimulate their intellectual curiosities, enhance and develop academic and professional skills in Chemistry and Chemistry-related disciplines, promote a sense of self-assurance and discipline, and instill a dedication to the advancement of science and scientific knowledge for the benefit of all peoples.  Students will receive specific training in the use of state-of-the-art scientific instrumentation, enhance their laboratory skills, and develop knowledge of the creativity, methods, and processes involved in designing, carrying out, and reporting results of scientific research while participating in faculty-directed research projects on campus or in off-campus cooperative education or internship opportunities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Spectroscopic Methods of Analysis 
  • Chemical Bonding and Stereochemistry 
  • Graduate Seminar in Chemistry

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

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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

  • Applicant's must have earned a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 or a 3.00 in the last sixty (60) credit hours of study at the undergraduate level.  

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2211 USD/credit
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  • National

    2211 USD/credit
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  • In-State

    592 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 592 USD per credit and a duration of .
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Living costs for Durham

  • 990 - 1670 USD/month
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