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Molecular Science & Technology - Leiden University

Research in Chemistry (MSc)

Programme structure

The research specialisation offers you the opportunity to spend two full years on training in a research area to become an independent and creative scientist.

Programme outline

The research specialisation comprises research training projects to a total of at least 60 EC, including a presentation for the research group and a written report, the master's thesis.  You follow four core courses (24 EC) from one of the two research areas Chemical Biology or Energy & Sustainability. Students in the research specialisation train their communication skills via the essay and colloquium (6 EC).

For an up-to-date course overview, please visit the Prospectus.

The Research in Chemistry master offers you many opportunities to create your own programme. You will have the possibility to carry out a research training project abroad at another university or company or follow courses abroad.


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