M.Sc. On Campus


Instituto Superior Técnico

24 months
7000 EUR/year
1063 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Chemistry programme from Instituto Superior Técnico is aimed at graduates in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry, Materials and related fields.


About this Degree from Instituto Superior Técnico

Chemistry is a scientific area with a huge impact on the development of today’s society with the study and development of new compounds, materials or products that respond to societal, environmental and industrial challenges, whether in the pharmaceutical or fine-chemical, agro-food or polymers and nanomaterials. A Técnico MSc in Chemistry design new molecules using advanced molecular modeling tools, synthesize and characterize them using qualitative and quantitative laboratory experimentation. In addition, they work on optimizing the synthesis process of these compounds and materials, assessing individual and environmental risks, innovating in terms of their sustainability.

The curriculum of the Master programme in Chemistry at Instituto Superior Técnico is being restructured and is already being accredited by the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education (A3ES). Once accredited, the course will be renamed Molecular Science and Engineering.

Career Opportunities

Técnico MSc graduates in Chemistry may work in industry and services, namely in research and development, or in academia in areas such as Fine Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Industry, Cosmetic Industry, Agri-food Industry, Polymers, Coatings, Nanomaterials, Environment and Energy. They are able to develop activities such as:

  • Design and synthesis of new molecules;
  • Development of sustainable chemicals;
  • Study and development of new polymeric and nanomaterials architectures;
  • Quality control;
  • Marketing of products, equipment and processes;
  • Consulting, leadership, leadership and management functions;
  • Vocational training and education.

Programme Structure

  • The MSc in Chemistry (Major) deepens knowledge in topics such as Molecular Design, Molecular Dynamics, Organic Chemistry, Computational Chemistry, Polymer and Nanomaterials Design and Chemical Analysis.

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.

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • hold a 1st cycle degree in Science and Technology (except in the case of the 2nd cycle in Architecture, which requires a 1st cycle degree in Architecture);
  • hold an academic, scientific or professional curriculum that certifies their ability to do the MSc programme which they apply for.

Candidates are selected according to these criteria:

  • affinity between the degree they hold and the programme they apply for;
  • type of degree they hold;
  • academic success in the programme they attended

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1063 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1063 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Lisbon

630 - 1123 EUR /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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