Eligibility Requirements for National Ireland Galway MSc in Chemistry (Structured MSc)

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National Ireland Galway MSc in Chemistry (Structured MSc) Program Description

Full-time programme
The Structured Master of Science in Chemistry Research is a one-year research programme, designed to provide internationally recognised training in chemistry for graduates to the highest level of professional and scientific standards. The aim of this course is to produce high calibre graduates who can independently tackle problems in chemistry and closely related areas. It also aims to develop employment ready professionals with the view of gaining employment in this field or entering a PhD. The course comprises taught modules (30 ECTS credits) during the first three months of the programme followed by an eight months research project (60 ECTS credits). Students have the option to carry out the research project in the School of Chemistry, in a partner laboratory in Ireland or abroad or in industry. Research opportunities are offered in a wide range of different areas including: synthesis, analytical chemistry, combustion chemistry and energy, green chemistry, protein chemistry, carbohydrate chemistry, medicinal chemistry, computational chemistry, biomedical chemistry, marine chemistry, and polymer chemistry.

Part-time programme
The Structured Master of Science in Chemistry Research (part-time) is a two-year research programme, designed to provide internationally recognised training in chemistry for graduates to the highest level of professional and scientific standards. The aim of this course is to produce high calibre graduates who can independently tackle problems in chemistry and closely related areas. This course is ideally suited to graduates in employment who wish to upskill. The course comprises taught modules (30 ECTS credits) and a research component (60 ECTS credits), spread over two years. Students will take one or two taught modules (15 ECTS) per year. Lectures are scheduled on one afternoon per week, while flexible hours can be agreed with the research project supervisor to facilitate students who are in employment. Students have the option to carry out the research project in the School of Chemistry, in a partner laboratory in Ireland or abroad or in industry. Research opportunities are offered in a wide range of different areas including: synthesis, analytical chemistry, combustion chemistry and energy, green chemistry, protein chemistry, carbohydrate chemistry, medicinal chemistry, computational chemistry, biomedical chemistry, marine chemistry, and polymer chemistry.

You may also be interested in one of our other Life and Biomedical Sciences postgraduate programmes.


Program URL:http://www.nuigalway.ie/courses/research-postgraduate-programmes/structured-phd/chemistry-msc-structured.html#course_overview

National Ireland Galway MSc in Chemistry (Structured MSc) Program Curriculum

  • MSc Chemistry Research Project
  • Techniques and Skills for Chemistry Research
  • Chemical Research & Problem Solving
  • Advanced Biomaterials
  • Communication & Outreach
  • Masterclass in Carbohydrate Chemistry
  • Process Development and Scale-Up in the Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Validation in the Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices Industry

Core Courses

  • MSc Chemistry Research Project
  • Techniques and Skills for Chemistry Research
  • Chemical Research & Problem Solving
  • Advanced Biomaterials
  • Communication & Outreach
  • Masterclass in Carbohydrate Chemistry
  • Process Development and Scale-Up in the Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Validation in the Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices Industry
  • Pure Sciences

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