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Chemistry is the science that covers composition, properties, structure and reactions of molecules, atoms and systems that include the two. Chemistry originated from the medieval art of alchemy, which sought to create gold through various transformations of materials. However, these experiments resulted in other scientific discoveries that created the basis for modern chemistry.

Chemistry is strongly connected to physics, but it differs because chemical analysis is made at an atomic level and substances change their structure, shape or state. All this study is done with the purpose of understanding the origin of the substance. Chemistry is divided into materials science, quantum, organic, and inorganic chemistry. Students who earn a Master degree in Chemistry (Master of Science) can specialize in kinetics, combinatorial chemistry, cluster chemistry, photochemistry, theoretical chemistry and more.

Pursuing a Master’s degree in Chemistry leads to careers in research and science in disciplines such as chemical engineering, pharmaceutics, or the public sector. Some of the highest paid career prospects are as analytical chemists, engineers, healthcare scientists, toxicologists or research scientists.

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Suggested Masters in Chemistry

M.Sc. Chemistry

The MSc programme in Chemistry from Aarhus University lets students specialise in their chosen area of interest while building strong foundational knowledge in the field. Students can construct their own unique programme with courses from various branches of chemistry e.g. organic chemistry, NMR spectroscopy, analytical chemistry, inorganic chemistry, theoretical chemistry, physical and material chemistry.

M.Sc. Biotechnology and Chemistry Engineering

Developing and optimising chemical and biotechnological processes plays a key role in modern society. It is predicted that the industry of the future will be characterised by production that is environmentally correct and energy-efficient.In the first year of the Biotechnology and Chemical Engineering programme from Aarhus University , learning is mainly based on lectures and theoretical exercises.

M.Sc. Medical Chemistry

Medical chemistry is an interdisciplinary programme in the borderline territory between chemistry and pharmacy. This Medical Chemistry programme is offered by the University of Southern Denmark.

M.Sc. Chemistry

The Chemistry Master's programme is offered at the University of Gothenburg, Faculty of Science. If you want to deepen your knowledge in the field of Chemistry, the Master s programme in Chemistry is for you. It provides the theoretical and laboratory knowledge that many employers demand. We offer a challenging programme with great flexibility and a strong link to current research.