Master in Chemistry (MTech / MSc)

University of Johannesburg

Program Description

Master in Chemistry (MTech / MSc)

University of Johannesburg

MTech Chemistry

The primary purpose of the MTech Chemistry is to provide students with specialised advanced education and training while meeting the requirements of a specific research component so that students can master the required experimental and technological skills and necessary fieldwork competencies such as innovation, decision-making, strategic thinking and organisational skills.

A dissertation-based MTech Chemistry consists of a comprehensive study of a specialized area in the field of specialisation, reported on and submitted in the form of a dissertation at the end of the programme. The degree demands a high level of intellectual and theoretical knowledge and insight into problems related to the field of study and of critical reasoning, formulation, analysis and evaluation of a specific problem in the field of study.

The M Tech degree is composed of a research project in a valid research area. A minimum mark of 50% for the research dissertation is taken as sufficient evidence that the candidate has demonstrated the appropriate research capability for this level.

MSc in Chemistry

The primary purpose of the MSc in Chemistry minor-dissertation with coursework is to provide students with specialised advanced education and training while meeting the requirements of a specific research component so that students can master the required experimental and technological skills and necessary fieldwork competencies such as innovation, decision-making, strategic thinking and organizational skills. A minor-dissertation with coursework MSc in Chemistry consists of a minimum of 120 credits of research at level 8 in the form of a research project, written up as a minor-dissertation.

The degree demands a high level of intellectual and theoretical knowledge and insight into problems related to the field of study and of critical reasoning, formulation, analysis and evaluation of a specific problem in the field of study.

The Master’s study programme comprises a research project based on an approved topic. A dissertation, which gives evidence of the research capability of the candidate, is required.

The curriculum consists of:

  • A dissertation and such additional research work as may be prescribed by the Departmental Head.
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated January 2, 2017
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Feb. 2018
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South Africa - Johannesburg
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