MSc Chemistry

Leiden University

Program Description

MSc Chemistry

Leiden University


Chemistry and Education Chemistry and Science Communication and Society Chemistry and Science-Based Business Research in Chemistry

Chemistry is the central science enabling a healthy future in a sustainable society. Chemistry researchers in Leiden take a fundamental approach in finding tailored solutions for complex societal problems in human health and environmental issues.

In the Master of Science specialisations in Communication, Education or Science-Based Business, specific career opportunities in science-related professions can be explored.

Within the first four specialisations students have the choice of three major research areas:

  • Biological Chemistry
  • Design & Synthesis
  • Physical & Theoretical Chemistry

The aim of each programme is to train the student as an independent scientist and to develop the necessary skills and proficiency to advance his/her career.

All specialisations are intended for students with an internationally recognised bachelor’s degree in chemistry or a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in chemistry. The Master of Science programme guarantees thorough research training founded on a profound theoretical basis. Master of Science students in Leiden work in an environment with many internationally renowned researchers and are able to operate on the international market.

All students with a Master of Science degree are admissible to a PhD programme.

Reasons to Choose Chemistry in Leiden

  • The Leiden Institute of Chemistry (LIC) is highly acclaimed for the international character of its education with a young and enthusiastic research staff.
  • The LIC offers tailor-made individual study programmes.
  • Students become true members of internationally renowned multidisciplinary research teams.
  • The Chemistry MSc programme offers ample opportunities for research projects in distinguished groups worldwide or in an industrial environment.
  • The high standard of education ensures excellent job prospects in research or industry.
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated August 2, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2016
2 years
Full time
1,984 EUR
Start date Sept. 2016
Netherlands Leiden
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 2 years
Price 1,984 EUR

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