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Chemistry

Leiden University

Master Postgraduate Leiden

Course description

Qualification Master of Science
Field of study Mathematics, natural sciences and computer science
Course summary Chemistry is the central science enabling a healthy future in a sustainable society. You will learn to take a fundamental approach in finding tailored solutions for complex societal problems.
Course description The aim of this two-year programme is to train you as an independent scientist and to develop the necessary skills and proficiency to advance your career. The master's programme in Chemistry offers you access to cutting edge research. The programme is open for students with an internationally recognized bachelor's degree in chemistry or a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in chemistry. Chemistry is the right master's programme for you if you are interested in fundamental chemistry and applied research. You will be trained for a career in research within or outside academia. You can also choose a specialisation where you combine one year of Chemistry research with one year of training in business, communication or education
Study subjects For an overview of the subjects offered by this programme in the current year, check out the e-Prospectus: https://studiegids.leidenuniv.nl/studies/show/6531/chemistry. The subjects can vary from year to year.
Course objectives This programme comprises a research training project and, four compulsory courses to be selected from one of the two research areas and specialisation-specific components.
ECTS credits 120.00
Duration 24 month(s)
full-time
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes colloquium, lecture, literature study, oral presentation, research, working group
Accreditation -

About the institution

Department Faculty of Science
Information about the institution High-quality education, a broad choice of programmes and all complemented with personal support make Leiden University the perfect option for successfully taking your studies to the next level.

Admission

Admission requirements
  1. See website www.unileidenmasters.nl for details.
  2. BSc degree in Chemistry Molecular Science & Technology, Life Science & Technology or a relevant field (see www.unileidenmasters.nl).
Language requirements
Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English C1
IELTS overall band 6.5
TOEFL computer based 232
TOEFL internet based 90
TOEFL paper based 575
Professional experience required -
Duration 24 month(s)
full-time
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
1 Sep 2019 15 Jun 2019 1 Apr 2019
1 Feb 2020 1 Dec 2019 15 Oct 2019
1 Sep 2020 15 Jun 2020 1 Apr 2020
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
2019 (FT)€ 2083€ 18300n.a.

In short, the following rules apply:

  • The “EU/EEA rate” is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
  • The “non-EU/EEA rate” is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
  • The “institutional rate” is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
  • Note that FT, PT and D stand for "full-time", "part-time" and "dual", respectively.

Make sure you contact your institution to find out what rate applies to you. The rates listed here are estimates.

Scholarships

Holland Scholarship, Leiden University Excellence Scholarship programme (LExS)

For more scholarships, visit: www.grantfinder.nl

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Contact

Contact information for the study programme

Studielijn Universiteit Leiden

studielijn@leidenuniv.nl

Contact information for the institution

Studielijn Universiteit Leiden

study info

studielijn@leidenuniv.nl

Telephone number +31 (071)5271111
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