MSc in Chemistry

Lund University

Program Description

MSc in Chemistry

Lund University

Programme overview

The programme provides you with the opportunity to acquire an advanced level of theoretical and practical knowledge and skills in various specialisations within the field of chemistry.

Through a choice of advanced courses and a Master's degree project or projects, you are given the opportunity to specialise in one of chemistry’s subject areas:

  • analytical chemistry
  • organic chemistry
  • inorganic chemistry
  • biochemistry
  • molecular biophysics
  • physical chemistry
  • chemical physics
  • theoretical chemistry

These are represented at the Faculty of Science through KILU (the Department of Chemistry at Lund University). The Master's degree project must correspond to at least 30 ECTS credits.

Studies build on a previous grounding in chemistry and enable you to develop the ability to apply independent ideas to issues and problems in chemistry or its neighbouring fields.

Career prospects

The programme will provide you with general and subject-related skills that equip you for employment in the chemical industry, related industries or the public sector, or for PhD studies. You will also develop your own learning skills in such a way that you are prepared for lifelong learning.

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Why Lund University?

Founded in 1666, Lund University is one of northern Europe’s oldest, broadest and finest universities. Ranked among the world's top 100 universities in the QS Ranking 2016/2017, the University is the #1 choice for international students coming to Sweden – one of the world's most innovative, creative and democratic countries.

If you want a truly global classroom experience where you can start your international network, Lund University is a great option to consider. Experience a different way of learning in a country ranked as the second best in the world at providing higher education. Group work and informal teacher-student relationships facilitate an in-depth level of learning.

The University is located in Lund - a charming and compact university city in southern Sweden, only 35 minutes from Copenhagen. The city is famous for its vibrant student life and is home to many world-leading research facilities and international companies.

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Last updated October 17, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
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Sept. 2017
2 years
Full time
Start date Sept. 2017
Sweden Lund
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