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Master of Science (MSc) in Chemistry




What will I learn?

The MSc in Chemistry programme is a 1-3 year programme that combines a coursework component with research experience at the frontiers of chemistry research. Masters students are also expected to complete a research thesis, typically at a lower level of comprehensiveness and scope than PhD theses.

MSc students must complete the following coursework requirements, consisting of 12 Academic Units (AUs):

  • Either CBC729 or CBC730 (graduate seminar course; 4 AU).
  • Two CBC Instrumentation courses (2 AU + 2 AU)
  • One lecture-based graduate course (CBC7XX; 4 AU)

Which department am I in?

College of Science

Study options

Full Time (1 - 3 year)

Tuition fees
SG$19,250.00 (11,83,887) per year
This fee is for 2019 and it may subject to change in the coming year
Start date

Expected August 2023


College of Science

60 Nanyang Drive,


637551, Singapore

Entry requirements

For students from United States

An applicant must have completed at least a Bachelor Degree (Honors) or European/German FH Diploma or its equivalent in areas of Science/Electrical/Electronics Engineering from a university with recognized standing with at least a 2nd Class Honors or equivalent. As the Programme instruction medium is English, applicant must be able to demonstrate a satisfactory level of the language. Applicant whose native tongue or medium of instruction from previous studies (Bachelor / FH Diploma) is not English must submit at least one of the following: TOEFL score indicating a minimum of 600 for Paper based test or 100 for internet based test; IELTS: With academic IELTS result of at least 6.5.

For international students

BSc in chemistry or a related discipline. If the university has an honours system, at least second-upper class honours, or the equivalent, is required.

International applicants must take and pass a Technical Proficiency Test (TPT) in Chemistry administered by the school. This test is exempted if the applicant submits an appropriate GRE score.

All international applicants who are not native English speakers must have TOEFL scores, IELTS scores, or pass an English Proficiency Test (EPT) administrated by the School.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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