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Master of Science in Chemistry University of Auckland

New Zealand

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Summary

The Master of Science (MSc) programme enables you to pursue advanced study in your area of interest with the opportunity to work on independent research.

Programme overview

Studying for an MSc is an opportunity for committed scientists to focus on a relevant area of interest or practise and pursue an advanced qualification. While taught masters will provide you with specialist training in your chosen field, a research masters will develop advanced research skills, working alongside Faculty of Science researchers - many of whom are major contributors in their field. Late Year Semester will start in December.

120-point MSc

Most students enter an MSc following completion of a PGDipSci. You will need to complete 120 points (maximum of 160 points) in a specialisation within one year of full-time study or two years of part-time study (research masters) or four years of part-time study (taught masters). Not all specialisations offer both taught and research options.

240-point MSc

If you enter a MSc directly from an undergraduate degree you will need to complete 240 points (maximum of 280 points) in a specialisation in two years of full-time study or four years of part-time study (research masters) or six years of part-time study (taught masters). Not all specialisations offer both taught and research options.

Postgraduate study in Chemistry covers research from across a wide range of chemical sciences.

You might find yourself in a research group designing enzyme inhibitors for diseases such as cancer, preparing new catalysts to help harness solar energy, developing a greater understanding and control of wine aromas, or designing new analytical instrumentation using laser micromachining. To aid this wide range of activities we have an excellent suite of chemical instrumentation and state of the art laboratories.

Postgraduate study in Chemistry can be divided into two general areas - traditional chemistry, such as analytical, educational, environmental, inorganic, materials, medicinal, organic and physical chemistry - or, additional disciplines such as forensics, food, wine, polymers and coatings, or green chemistry.

Jobs related to Chemistry

  • Analytical, inorganic, organic, materials, physical chemist
  • Biochemist
  • Chemistry technician
  • Forensic scientist
  • Higher education lecturer
  • Management of research and development units
  • Materials chemist
  • Organic chemist
  • Physical chemist
  • Research scientist
  • Science technician
  • Scientific advisor
  • Secondary teacher
  • Technical assistant

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Master of Science in Chemistry.

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees

NZ$44,418.00 (23,24,492) per year

Tuition fee: NZ $44,310 – NZ $44,526

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

19-Jul-21, 01-Dec-21

Venue

Leigh Marine Campus

Leigh Marine Laboratory,

160 Goat Island Road,

LEIGH,

Leigh,

0985, New Zealand

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees

NZ$44,418.00 (23,24,492) per year

Tuition fee: NZ $44,310 – NZ $44,526

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

19-Jul-21, 01-Dec-21

Venue

Newmarket Campus

314-390 Khyber Pass Road,

AUCKLAND,

Newmarket,

1023, New Zealand

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees

NZ$44,418.00 (23,24,492) per year

Tuition fee: NZ $44,310 – NZ $44,526

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

19-Jul-21, 01-Dec-21

Venue

Grafton Campus

85 Park Road,

AUCKLAND,

Grafton,

1023, New Zealand

Entry requirement for international students

Research 120 points

You must have completed one year of postgraduate study, following an undergraduate degree, at a recognised university (or similar institution), in a similar field to your intended specialisation. You will need a GPE of 4.0.

Research 240 points

You must have completed an undergraduate degree in science in a similar field to your intended specialisation at a recognised university (or similar institution) with a GPE of 5.0.

IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.5; Internet-based TOEFL (iBT): Overall score of 90 and written score of 21; Paper-based TOEFL: Overall score of 68 and a writing score of 21; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) or Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE): Overall score of 176 and no bands below 169; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: Overall score of 58 and no PTE Communicative score below 50; Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP): Grade of B-; Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB): 85.

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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