Master of Science in Chemistry

General

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Program Description

PROGRAMME DESCRIPTION

The English-taught Master in Chemistry is a two-year (120 ECTS) advanced study in chemistry organised by the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, a Flemish university located in Brussels, Belgium. This MSc programme combines the expertise in the different research domains of both the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and Ghent University (UGent).

This master's offers:

  • a high-level scientific education that combines a solid theoretical background with real hands-on experimental skills and critical thinking;
  • the possibility to work in modern, state-of-the-art laboratories and be part of dynamic interuniversity research groups;
  • a multidisciplinary programme, where you can complement your chosen cluster with electives selected from the profiles research and industry;
  • flexibility to tailor your study programme to meet specific interests;
  • an excellent preparation for a career in education;
  • the possibility to follow part of your programme abroad;
  • a high-level education in vibrant and multicultural Brussels, the capital of Europe.

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The programme includes the following two specialisation:

  • Analytical and Environmental Chemistry
  • Chemical Theory, (Bio-)Molecular Design and Synthesis

PROGRAMME CURRICULUM

More details about the programme's curriculum can be found here


ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Academic requirements

This Master programme presupposes a broad and good basic knowledge of chemistry. Application prerequisite for the programme Master in Chemistry is an academic Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or equivalent. Equivalency and admission to the programme will be based on a review of each student's academic record and will be evaluated case by case.

Language requirements

Additionally, in order to be admitted, you need to be proficient in English.

HOW TO APPLY

In order to apply, you have to fill in the online application form

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Last updated Sep 2020

About the School

Ranked as one of Europe's top universities, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) combines award-winning research and a range of study programmes with a supportive open-door policy in Brussels, one of the ... Read More

Ranked as one of Europe's top universities, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) combines award-winning research and a range of study programmes with a supportive open-door policy in Brussels, one of the most interesting cities in Europe. Almost 200 years of experience and history await you at its green, urban campuses. A young university with a well-established tradition The single word ‘vrije’ in ‘Vrije Universiteit Brussel’ means ‘free’ and really tells you everything you need to know about the ambition of our university: the promotion of research and thought without dogmas and prejudices. Because studying at VUB, in an open atmosphere of tolerance and diversity, means growing into an independent and critically- thinking individual who can cope with our fast-changing world. Read less