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Organic Chemistry of Natural Products, M.Sc.

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University rank #301 (ARWU) , NY,
Graduate students in organic chemistry of natural products take a one-year course sequence in mechanistic organic chemistry and another in synthetic organic chemistry. Additionally, one-semester courses are required in advanced physical chemistry and the organic chemistry of natural products.

About

Courses in biochemistry, inorganic chemistry, statistics and specialized courses in chemistry or biology may be arranged and selected by the student in consultation with faculty.

Research in the field of organic chemistry of natural products takes three paths. These paths are the isolation and characterization of new natural substances; the synthesis of new or improved syntheses of better-known natural substances; and the study of the relation of molecular structure to biological response. Chemical research in each of these areas is coupled with biological testing. Research involving isolation and synthetic chemistry requires the student to develop expertise in separation techniques, such as the several methods of chromatography and spectrometric identification of molecules. Successful investigation in structure/activity relationships requires the student to become familiar with statistical methods of analysis.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Topics in Natural Products Chemistry
  • Wood Chemistry: General Wood Chemistry
  • Organic Spectroscopy
  • Plant Biochemistry

Detailed Programme Facts

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

English Language Requirements

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    6.5

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    80

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    550

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General Requirements

  • Transcripts of an earned bachelor's degree from a recognized institution with an academic record showing at least a "B" average for junior and senior years of the baccalaureate program or for the master's program;
  • The graduate application;
  • A nonrefundable $60(US) application fee;
  • Scores from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) and for some degree programs, advanced test scores;
  • Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can attest to your academic or professional skills. This should NOT include personal friends and family;
  • A resume; and
  • A statement of educational and professional goals.

Tuition Fee

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    22650 USD/year
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    22650 USD/year
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  • In-State

    11090 USD/year
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
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Funding

Assistantships and Fellowships
Assistantships and fellowships are awarded to students who have demonstrated scholarship and academic promise, and whose education and experience enable them to assist in the teaching mission of the college through laboratory or classroom instruction and research. Students who hold an assistantship must be enrolled for full-time study as defined by graduate policies, and be making satisfactory progress toward completing their degree.
Major funding for graduate students comes from two major sources:
  • State University of New York Graduate Assistantships in support of the teaching mission of the college (a.k.a. GAs – otherwise known as “TAs”); and
  • Research Project Assistantships funded by the Research Foundation of New York (RPAs).

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