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February - September


2 year



The MSc programme in Chemistry offers you access to cutting-edge research. This research is concentrated in two areas: Chemical Biology and Energy & Sustainability.
Students in the research area Chemical Biology will study fundamental biological and biomedical problems to understand physiological processes at the molecular level. Students in the research area Energy & Sustainability will focus on the development of new sources of sustainable energy and the use of storage of energy or the development of new catalysts.


  • Research in Chemistry

  • Chemistry and Business Studies

  • Chemistry and Education (partly in Dutch)

  • Chemistry and Science Communication and Society


Positions in academia, or in R&D departments in industry, business, public utility companies, teaching, consultancy and government bodies. Many graduates attain higher management positions.

Best preparatory bachelor’s

A BSc in Molecular Science and Technology (MST) from Leiden University and TU Delft or a degree in chemistry from another university or in a related field.

English proficiency**

IELTS: minimum 6.5 (minimum 6.0 per component)
TOEFL: internet-based 90 (minimum 20 per component)

Faculty of Science


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EU/EEA student tuition fee*


Non-EU/EEA student tuition fee

* This tuition fee is per year and only applies if this is your first master’s programme in The Netherlands
** English language proficiency requirements are subject to change. Please check our website for the updated English language proficiency requirements. You can find the exact language requirements and more detailed language requirements per programme under each programme description. Also check our website for detailed information on the types of English tests accepted and the equivalent scores for IELTS, TOEFL and Cambridge English tests.
*** For application via CIRCLE programme, limited spots are available
NOTE: Tuition fees are subject to change. Please check online our updated tuition fees.