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Programme Structure


Programme Name: Master of Science (Chemistry)


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The Department of Chemistry offers the Master of Science programme by Taught Course and Research (Mixed Mode). Candidates are required to successfully complete a minimum of 42 credits which include at least 3 advanced chemistry courses (9 credits), 2 elective courses (6 credits), one research methodology course (3 credits), one compulsory University course (3 credits) and research project and dissertation (21 credits). The following is a typical course distribution for the MSc Taught Course and Research (Mixed Mode) in Chemistry :

 

Semester 1

Course Code Course Credit
MSCK 1413 Advanced Physical Chemistry 3
MSCK 1713 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry 3
MCSK 1303 Research Methodology 3
UHAX 6xx3 University compulsory course 3
  Total credits 12

 

Semester 2

Course Code Course Credit
MSCK 1613 Advanced Organic Chemistry 3
MSCK 1xx3 Elective Course I 3
MSCK 1xx3 Elective Course II 3
  Total credits 9

x = a code number

 

Semester 3

Course Code Course Credit
MSCK xx80/xx90 xx80/2190 Dissertation 21
  Total credits 21

The course code for dissertation is given as MSCK XY80/XY90
‘X’ refers to the year and ‘Y’ refers to the semester in which the student is enrolled
‘8’ refers to full time students and ‘9’ refers to part time students
Note : Dissertation can only be taken after completion of all courses

 

Elective Courses

Course Code Course Credit
MSCK 1213 Advanced Analytical Chemistry 3
MSCK 1243 Advanced Separation Methods 3
MSCK 1263 Advanced Electroanalytical Chemistry 3
MSCK 1323 Advanced Biochemistry 3
MSCK 1333 Advanced Biotechnology 3
MSCK 1443 Advanced Solid State Chemistry 3
MSCK 1463 Quantum Chemistry and Spectroscopy 3
MSCK 1473 Advanced Surface and Colloid Chemistry 3
MSCK 1653 Advanced Organic Spectroscopy 3
MSCK 1723 Characterisation of Inorganic Compounds 3
MSCK 1743 Bioinorganic Chemistry 3
MSCK 1753 Inorganic Reaction Mechanism 3