Chemical Sciences

La Trobe University

Master On Campus
24 months
37800 AUD/year
29400 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Master of Chemical Sciences offered at La Trobe University  gives you advanced training in key chemistry fields such as analytical, computational, medicinal, organic, inorganic and physical chemistry. Complete a research project, prepare a thesis and graduate ready for chemistry careers across a wide variety of industries.


Studying Chemical Sciences offered at La Trobe University  you'll learn:

Advanced chemistry
  • Complete core subjects in advanced chemistry including environmental, medicinal, organic, inorganic, polymer chemistry and more.
Chemical structure and characterisation
  • Build on your understanding of techniques for the study of chemical compounds.
  • Receive advanced training in spectroscopic methods such as NMR and UV-visible spectroscopy, separation science and chromatography.
Scientific communication skills
  • Understand how to make your findings coherent and intelligible through report writing and data visualisation.
  • Learn to access scientific information using scientific journals, databases and online resources.

Career Outcomes

Experts in chemical sciences are employed in a range of roles including:

  • Industrial chemist
  • Senior process engineer
  • Senior analytical chemist
  • Mentor and train staff.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Chemistry 
  • Chemical Structure and Characterisation 
  • Scientific Communication Skills 
  • Skills in Science 
  • Molecular Nanoscience 
  • Advanced Chemistry Laboratory 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




240 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

    CRICOS code: 062473J
  • Academic level
Australian Bachelor's degree (or equivalent)
  • Equivalent prerequisite qualifications
Applicants who hold a Bachelor degree with substantial chemistry content equivalent to second or third-year chemistry may also be considered.
  • Specialisations (Compulsory)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37800 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    29400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29400 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.


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Chemical Sciences
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