Chemistry - Analytical Chemistry, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • English (book IELTS)
    Language
The Chemistry - Analytical Chemistry specialisation from Uppsala University provides you with cutting-edge expertise through in-depth studies in the field of analytical chemistry. The studies combine theoretical knowledge and practical skills in various analytical techniques, including advanced statistical methods for data analysis. 

About

From the outline you can see that you will gain a firm basis in advanced analytical chemistry, covering all major techniques and acquire a cutting-edge expertise through in-depth studies, especially in the field of advanced mass spectrometry.

The importance and versatility of the field is also seen in where you can do your Master's thesis projects, which could be in the research group where you had your mentor or in another group doing research in related fields. Uppsala University is also part of the SciLifeLab which can also offer suitable projects for those interested in the field of advanced analytical chemistry of biological samples. In the Uppsala region, there are also several large or small companies and research agencies where you can find interesting projects, which will further add to your contact network.

Career 

The Chemistry - Analytical Chemistry specialisation from Uppsala University will provide you with many opportunities to build an exciting future career in academia, in industry, the public sector, or in entrepreneurship. Not only will you gain the knowledge and ability to perform special and advanced tasks in analytical chemistry, you will also be qualified for positions in many other areas where problem-solving, abstract thinking and analytical ability are required.

Possible career paths can vary. You may work with research and development, production processes, analysis of materials, management of safety and legal issues, patenting of inventions, marketing and sales, or environmental and sustainability issues, developing new and improved methods for quality control.

Programme Structure

First semester

You will study chemistry courses which provide you with the theoretical and experimental skills needed for the subsequent semesters. In the very first course, you will also meet many of the professors in the different fields of chemistry who give seminars about the current trends in their respective research fields. 

Second, third and fourth semester

During the second and third semesters, you will take advanced courses in analytical chemistry, including, e.g., forensic chemistry, but also learn more about the most recent techniques and equipment in separation and mass spectrometry. 

You will also do a project involving the whole chain from planning how and where to obtain the samples, sample preparation, all the way to choosing method of analysis and statistical validation. 

The programme ends with a degree project.

For more information, please visit the programme website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    575

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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Academic Requirements

A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, from an internationally recognised university.

Also required is 90 credits in chemistry.

Selection: Students are selected based on:

  • a total appraisal of quantity and quality of previous university studies; and
  • a statement of purpose (1 page).

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    15113.5 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30227 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
NON-EU/EEA
  • Application Fee: SEK 900
  • Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 72500
  • Tuition fee, total: SEK 290000

Living costs for Uppsala

6573 - 6670 SEK/month
Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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