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Chemistry, M.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #185 (QS) Dublin, Ireland
This Chemistry programme at University College Dublin trains students in a specialized area of chemistry such as Medicinal Chemistry, Chemical Biology, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Energy and Sustainable Chemistry, Biophysical Chemistry or Nanotechnology.

Overview

Career

The MSc in Chemistry through negotiated learning provides a basis for graduates to enter the chemical, pharmaceutical, bio-pharmaceutical and materials industries.Analytical services, environmental protection and primary and secondary school teaching present other possible opportunities. Furthermore, through judicious choice of modules within one particular sub-discipline of chemistry, the programme is an attractive route for some students into a PhD programme.

Programme Structure

  • On completion of this module the student will have gained experience of working in a research environment and of devising and executing solutions to research problems. They will have knowledge of a range of chemical and instrumental methods and of the design of research projects.
  • They will be able to carry out an effective literature review pertaining to the specific area and will have gained experience in the output of scientific work both in a thesis and in oral presentations. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Most courses operate a rolling admissions policy with decisions being taken as soon as possible after receipt of completed applications. 

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    90 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

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General Requirements

  • This programme is intended for applicants with an honours undergraduate Chemistry degree, or a degree with a significant component of chemistry (NFQ Level 8 or equivalent). An upper second class honours or international equivalent is required. However all applicants will be assessed on a case by case basis and relevant or extensive work experience will be taken into account, so that in certain exceptional cases an award at a lower level or a 2.2 classification may be considered.
  • Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0 ineach element), or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14135 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14135 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8255 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8255 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Dublin

  • 1100 - 1800 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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