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Master´s Degree Thesis in Chemistry, 60 Credits

  • Number of credits 60 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2023

About the course

The student shall develop their knowledge of Chemistry, develop their ability to apply the knowledge acquired during their studies, and train in independently conducting and presenting a major assignment. The assignment should be of a research-like nature. The student is to actively take part in the planning of the project, independently complete the assignment, document and present the results both verbally and in writing. The written report is to contain a popular scientific summary which shall also address relevant societal and ethical aspects. The course also includes the critical examination and opposition of a degree project at second-cycle level.


Application and eligibility

Master´s Degree Thesis in Chemistry, 60 Credits, 60 credits


28 August 2023


2 June 2024

Study location




Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

The four foundation courses in the master's program in chemistry; Biophysical-Chemical Concepts (5KE174), Advanced Experimental Tools in Chemistry (5KE175), Chemometrics (5KE053) Computational Chemistry (5KE176) or equivalent.
English 6/B or equivalent.

Entry requirements


Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code



The online application opens 15 March 2023 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 17 April 2023. How to apply

Application and tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 71,400

Total fee

SEK 142,800

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Course is given by
Department of chemistry