Master Environmental Chemistry

Stockholm University | Stockholm , Sweden
The Environmental Chemistry program at Stockholm University will offer an advanced education in environmental chemistry, with in-depth knowledge of inorganic and organic environmental contaminants; their structure, function, sources and emissions, distribution, transformation and fate in the environment.

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The first semester of Environmental Chemistry at Stockholm University you will study theoretical, analytical and practical aspects of environmental chemistry. The second semester includes compulsery courses, for instance a course about risk assessment of environmental contaminants. The second year the education comprises eligible courses, including a master thesis project focusing on environmental chemistry.

About Stockholm University

Since 1878 Stockholm University has been characterised by openness and innovation. A modern university with a multicultural environment, Stockholm University is one of the worlds top 100 higher education institutes. 70,000 students, 1,800 doctoral students and 5,000 staff are active within science, the humanities and the social sciences.

Education and research at Stockholm University make a difference. The University contributes to individual and social change through top quality education and outstanding research. Our researchers contribute to the development of public policy and political decision making, and participate in Nobel Prize Committees and international expert bodies.

Stockholm is a cultural hub and economic centre, with many green areas and surrounded by water, making it an ideal place in which to enjoy a relaxed and exciting student life.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline Non-EEA: January 15; EEA: April 15
Tuition fee
  • EUR 15044 Year (Non-EEA)
  • Free (EEA)

Total course/programme fee: 280000 SEK

Start date
Credits (ECTS) 120 ECTS
Duration full-time 24 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

The programme comprises of two compulsory courses (30 higher education credits) and a degree project of at least 30 higher education credits, and additional optional courses up to 120 higher education credits.

The programme is closely related to research at the department and is designed to cover most specializations within environmental chemistry.

The programme provides knowledge and skills that form a useful foundation for both postgraduate studies and a professional career, both domestically and abroad.

Requirements

General requirements for Master's programmes:

- An academic degree (i.e. a Bachelors degree or the equivalent, at least 180 ECTS.) Stockholm University does accept applicants in their last year of Bachelor's studies. See note below: Previous university records

- Proficiency in English, which must be demonstrated in one of the following ways:

  • IELTS score (Academic) of 6.5 or more (with no section scoring below 5.5)
  • TOEFL score 20 in written test, total score of 90 (internet based)
  • TOEFL score 4,5 in written test, total score of 575 (paperbased)
  • Cambridge/Oxford - Advanced or Proficiency level

TOEFL test scores must be sent directly from Educational Testing Service (ETS), to University Admissions in Sweden (institution code: SWEDEN 3477).

English language test exemptions

Some students may be exempt from submitting formal test evidence. These are:

  • Students who have a Bachelor's degree from a university where English is the only language of instruction, according to the latest edition of International Handbook of Universities.
  • Students who have a Bachelor's degree (a Swedish Kandidatexamen or equivalent academic qualifications) with English as the major subject.
  • Students with a 4-year university degree in Engineering, Science or Technology from India and Pakistan.
  • Students who have 30 HE credits from a Nordic country and the language of instruction of the course/programme/university is English.
Special eligibility requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 90 ECTS credits in Chemistry or equivalent. Swedish upper secondary school course English B/English 6 or equivalent.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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