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Master's Program in Chemistry and Molecular Sciences

University of Helsinki
Helsinki
English
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30,000 EUR
University of Helsinki

Program description

Master's Program in Chemistry and Molecular Sciences

In the Master's Program in Chemistry and Molecular Sciences, you will become profoundly familiar with experimental research methods in one or more fields of chemistry, such as analytical and synthetic chemistry, radiochemistry, molecular research, and spectroscopy. The studies include lecture courses, examinations and contact teaching, laboratory courses, presentation series and seminars. Compared to the Bachelor's degree, these studies require more independent work. The Master’s degree culminates in an extensive Master's thesis that includes practical research.

The Program is multilingual, which means you can complete your degree entirely in English, but can also use Finnish or Swedish if you wish. All courses given by the Master's Program will be lectured in English.

This program is also available in Finnish and Swedish.  

Admission requirements

Eligibility to apply for a master's Program requires an applicable bachelor's degree or other equivalent qualification.


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Program content

In the Master’s programme, you must select at least one course package (25 credits in radiochemistry, synthetic chemistry, analysis and separation methods or molecular science) and courses from different special fields of chemistry according to your interests and career goals. You can either complete a broad-ranging degree by selecting studies from several packages or specialise in a specific branch of chemistry.

You will receive assistance in preparing your personal study plan from the programme.

The language of instruction is English. You can also complete courses in Finnish or Swedish, and you can write your Master’s thesis in either English, Finnish or Swedish.

Tuition fees

The yearly tuition fee (for non-EU/EEA citizens only) is 15000€

Scholarships & funding

Scholarships are intended for excellent students from outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland who want to complete a Master's program at the University of Helsinki.

For more information about scholarships, please visit the university website.

Career opportunities

A Master’s degree in Chemistry and Molecular Sciences qualifies you for expert positions in a wide range of fields, such as industry, research or education. The chemicals industry is a major employer and one of the largest export industries in Finland. Your work could also involve applications of environmental or biological sciences, the manufacture of pharmaceutical products, or the development of technological materials or new energy solutions. In the private sector, your duties might include research and development, quality management, training or commerce. Customs and forensic chemists, and chemists working in environmental control analyze samples as part of their duties. Chemical research often requires interdisciplinary and international cooperation. As a chemist, you can be a part of developing new inventions and serve as an expert in your field and as a connoisseur of natural phenomena.

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In the Master’s programme, you will deepen the knowledge and skills acquired during your Bachelor’s degree studies.Depending on your choices, you will familiarise yourself with one or more branches of Chemistry and learn modern research methodology. The studies include lecture courses, examinations and contact teaching, laboratory courses, presentation series and seminars. Compared to the Bachelor’s degree, these studies require more independent work. The Master’s degree culminates in an extensive Master’s thesis that includes practical research. The programme is multilingual, which means you can complete your degree entirely in English, but can also use Finnish or Swedish if you wish. The majority of lecture courses will be lectured in English.

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University of Helsinki

University of Helsinki

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University of Helsinki

Fabianinkatu 33
00170 Helsinki
Finland

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