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The programme provides you with the opportunity to acquire an advanced level of theoretical and practical knowledge and skills in various specialisations within the field of chemistry. Through a choice of advanced courses and a Master`s degree project or projects, you are given the opportunity to specialise in one of chemistry s subject areas (analytical chemistry, organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biophysics, physical chemistry, chemical physics and theoretical chemistry), which are represented at the Faculty of Science through KILU (the Department of Chemistry at Lund University). The Master`s degree project must correspond to at least 30 ECTS credits.
Studies build on a previous grounding in chemistry and enable you to develop the ability to apply independent ideas to issues and problems in chemistry or its neighbouring fields.
The programme will provide you with general and subject-related skills that equip you for employment in the chemical industry, related industries or the public sector, or for PhD studies. You will also develop your own learning skills in such a way that you are prepared for lifelong learning.
Compulsory courses: Advanced level courses in Chemistry comprising at least 30 ECTS credits within the fields stated above and a Masters degree project comprising at least 30 ECTS credits.Advanced level courses in Chemistry comprising at least 30 ECTS credits within the fields stated above and a Masters degree project comprising at least 30 ECTS credits.
An undergraduate degree corresponding to a B.Sc. comprising at least 180 ECTS credits, of which at least 90 ECTS credits should be in the major field of Chemistry. Note that each course within the programme can have particular prerequisites that must also be fulfilled.
English B (advanced) language proficiency shall be demonstrated in one of the following ways:
* IELTS score of 6.5 (with no section less than 5.5)
* TOEFL paper-based score of 4.5 (scale 1-6) in written test and a total score of 575; internet based score of 20 (scale 0-30) in written test and a total score of 90
* Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English
* A Bachelors degree from a university where English is the only language of instruction, according to the International Handbook of Universities
* A pass on English course B (Swedish upper secondary school).
Selection based on grades on academic courses of relevance for the master´s programme
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Lund University Global Scholarship programme
The Lund University Global Scholarship programme is targeted at top academic students from countries outside the EU/EEA (and Switzerland). You apply for a Lund University Global Scholarship after you have applied for the programme/or free-standing course you wish to study at Lund University.
Some programmes may have specific scholarships connected only to the programme or the subject area.
Erasmus Mundus Action 1
Lund University is a partner in several Erasmus Mundus joint programmes (Action 1). As a student on these Master's programmes you can get a scholarship that can cover both tuition fees and living expenses. Details can be found on the Erasmus Mundus programme pages.
Erasmus Mundus Action 2
Lund University is a partner in several Erasmus Mundus Action 2 "lots".If you are from an eligible country you can apply for a scholarship to come to Lund University. Scholarships are available to academic staff, PhD students, Master's students and Bachelor's students and can cover both tuition fees and living expenses.
Swedish Institute scholarships
The Swedish Institute offers several scholarship programmes for international students studying at Bachelor's, Master's, PhD and post-doctoral levels.
Swedish Institute Study Scholarship:
The Swedish Institute Study Scholarships target highly qualified students across two categories:
Category 1: Students from the following 12 developing countries: Bangladesh, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. Category 2: Students with citizenship from countries on the DAC list (note there are some exceptions).
Other Swedish Institute Scholarships:
* Visby Programme - Swedish Institute Baltic Sea Region
* Swedish Institute Scholarships for East Europe
* Swedish-Turkish Programme
US Student Finance
Lund University is a participating institution in the US Government Federal William D. Ford Direct Loan Program for undergraduate, Masters and doctoral programmes. This includes the Stafford Loans and the Graduate Plus Loans. Please note that this loan programme is only available to US citizens or eligible non-citizens.
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