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MSc Chemistry: Molecular Sciences

 Course Level
Masters / PG
Full Time

2 Years
 Start month

 Tuition fee

13300 EUR
2000 EUR
2000 EUR

Application fee

International 0 EUR
National 0 EUR
Faculty of Science
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)92
TOEFL-PBT (min)580
GMAT (avg)600

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About this course

The two-year track Molecular Sciences in the Chemistry Master’s programme, a joint degree programme with the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, covers areas in chemistry that traditionally are associated with organic and inorganic chemistry, catalysis, physical chemistry and theoretical chemistry.

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Eligibility Criteria

The tracks in the Master's programme Chemistry is open to:

  • Applicants with an academic Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or a comparable discipline
  • Applicants with a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or a comparable discipline from a university of applied sciences (HBO) - after completion of a pre-master’s programme

Candidates will be selected on the following basis:

  • Study programme
  • GPA score
  • Study progress Bachelor’s programme
  • Subject of Bachelor’s thesis
  • Motivation

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Course Modules

Obligatory courses (choice of 5)

  • Molecular Design
    • Physical Organic Chemistry
    • Molecular Computational Chemistry
    • Supramolecular Chemistry and Nanomaterials
  • Synthesis
    • Synthetic Organic Chemistry
    • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
    • Bio-Organic Chemistry
  • Catalysis
    • Coordination and Organometallic Chemistry
    • Homogeneous Catalysis
    • Heterogeneous Catalysis
  • Theory and Modelling
    • Quantum Theory of Molecules and Matter
    • Statistical Theory of Complex Molecular Systems
    • Understanding Molecular Simulation
    • Understanding Quantum Chemistry
  • Spectroscopy
    • Quantum Optics
    • Advanced Experimental Techniques
    • Ultrafast Laser Physics

Elective courses

  • Green Chemistry
  • Catalysis for Sustainable Energy
  • Density Functional Theory for Chemists
  • Scientific Computing
  • and all courses from this track mentioned above, as well as the other MSc Chemistry tracks including ATOSIM.

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How to Apply

Please be sure to follow each step carefully.  

  • Register in Studielink
  • Application file submission
  • General application procedure (different for Dutch and International students in some respects)
  • Pay the Tuition Fee (after Admission)

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