M.Sc. On Campus


University of Iceland

24 months
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Graduates of the Chemistry program at University of Iceland possess significant understanding of problems and subjects, based on the most recent information and research in the field of chemistry.


Graduates of the Chemistry program at University of Iceland are able to:

  • work in a team with others and can contribute to the organization and execution of chemistry research.
  • se statistical methods as appropriate to his research.
  • efficiently using all common laboratory instruments used in chemistry research.
  • use his knowledge and understanding in a professional manner within his field of expertise.
  • make use of appropriate means of data handling, including the use of appropriate software.
  • initiate research and development projects within their field of expertise, to direct such projects and be responsible for the work of individuals and groups.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Computational Chemistry 
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences 
  • Current topics in Chemistry and Biochemistry 
  • Literature Study for the Master's Degree in Chemistry 
  • Inorganic Chemistry 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A BS degree or equivalent with minimum average grade of 6.5. In addition to the BS degree there may be some preliminary course requirements before starting the actual MS programme. Acceptance is dependent on the availability of a supervisor within the department. 
  • All international applicants, whose native language is not English, are required to provide results of the TOEFL (79) or IELTS (6.5) tests as evidence of English proficiency.
  • Applicants are asked to submit a letter of motivation, 1 pages, where they should state the reasons they want to pursue graduate work, their academic goals and a suggestion or outline for a final paper.
  • Letters of recommendation (2) should be submitted. These should be from faculty members or others who are familiar with your academic work and qualified to evaluate your potential for graduate study.

Tuition Fee

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  • EU/EEA

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The University of Iceland does not charge tuition fees, but the annual registration fee is ISK 75,000. (aprox. 540 euros or 576 USD)

Living costs for Reykjavik

178929 - 290400 ISK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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