Designed for students with a chemistry-rich background, the course builds on your existing chemistry knowledge with research and professional skills to investigate, analyse and synthesise complex information, problems, concepts and theories to solve complex problems. Masters covers the practical and theoretical aspects of chemistry, as well as providing an understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities and an awareness of social, economic, cultural and environmental aspects of chemistry in a global community. Projects and coursework have been designed to address topical concerns in industry and society, preparing you for further enrolment in a research degree or employment in chemistry-related fields.
Master of Science (Chemistry)
Duration: 2 years
SATAC code: 2CM157
Annual indicative fees (2023):
$39,900 (Full fee paying)
Chemistry graduates may start careers as analysts, research chemists, and may be employed in the wine, pharmaceutical, paint, mining, petroleum and automotive industries.
Potential occupations include:
The program contains both coursework and research components with a research project. The course is flexible and gives you the opportunity to select coursework topics from a range of disciplines and elective topics in areas including nanotechnology, clean technology, polymer science, and ethics, and as well as in various branches of chemistry. You will undertake advanced theoretical topics as well as gaining exposure to advanced research skills before undertaking a research project.
Applicants must hold an approved bachelor degree or equivalent with a major in chemistry or a closely related discipline from an approved tertiary institution. The Master of Science is not available to students who hold an honours degree in the same discipline. Knowledge of second year chemistry is assumed.
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