Master for Research Chemists

University of Eastern Finland Department of Chemistry

Program Description

Master for Research Chemists

University of Eastern Finland Department of Chemistry

Master for Research Chemists

The programme is focused on researcher training in order to meet the ever-growing need for top quality researchers. The programme also serves as an excellent stepping stone for PhD studies.

Who should apply?


Graduates who are seeking challenges in the field of chemistry research and who hold a Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or chemical engineering.

Course structure and curriculum

The International Master’s Degree Programme for Research Chemists is comprised of 120 credits, which can be completed in two years. The studies include compulsory and elective modules that may vary according to the students’ interests and major subjects. The major subject can be chosen from four principle categories: Inorganic Chemistry, Materials Chemistry, Organic Chemistry and Physical Chemistry.

Features and goals of the programme


The most profound feature of the programme is the integration of research work into an essential part of the studies. The students will join a research group in the course of their studies and carry out assigned research projects as active members of the group. During the research projects, the students will be familiarised with analytical problem-solving and working with up-to-date research methods.

The research project topics may cover the following areas of chemistry:

Inorganic chemistry

  • Inorganic and organometallic synthesis
  • Structural Chemistry
  • Computational Chemistry


Organic chemistry

  • Protein crystallography and mass spectrometry
  • Biological chemistry
  • Biofuels


Materials chemistry

  • Nanomaterials
  • Polymers


Physical chemistry

  • Theoretical chemistry and molecular modelling
  • Surface chemistry
  • Catalysis
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated September 28, 2015
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Aug. 2016
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2 years
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