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University of Technology, Jamaica - Master of Philosophy in Chemistry


The Master of Philosophy Degree in Chemistry  will focus on applied, practical scientific methods. The course of study is designed to produce graduates who are equipped to contribute at the highest levels of planning and research.

The  programme seeks to produce graduates that will become competent as managers in chemical, biochemical and manufacturing industries; researchers in research establishments; educators in universities and colleges; leaders of analytical and quality assurance teams and consultants.

The aim is also to produce graduates with a strong chemical background and expertise in data collection and analysis; application of results to solve scientific problems and in developing ideas as academics, researchers and leaders in academia and industry.

The full-time MPhil should normally be completed within two years minimum or four years maximum. the course of study consists of forty (40) credits, eighteen (18) credits of which shall be taught modules/seminars and twenty-two (22) credits for the research thesis component.

  • Listing ID: 4652
  • Institution Category: Universities
  • Institution Type: Public
  • Field of Study: Natural and Physical Sciences/ Chemistry
  • Awarding Body: University of Technology, Jamaica
  • Qualification Level:
  • Education Sector: Higher Education
  • ISCED Code: 05 Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics- 053 Physical Sciences- 0531 Chemistry
  • Qualification Developer: School of Natural and Applied Sciences, University of Technology, Jamaica
  • Quality Assurance Body: University Council of Jamaica (UCJ)
  • Entry Requirements: A Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Technology, Jamaica, in Applied Science or Science and Education (Chemistry major) of minimum second class honors (GPA 2.55), or equivalent qualification in Chemistry or a related subject including, but not limited to, Biochemistry, Pharmacy, and Chemical Engineering, from any recognized accredited institution. Applicants will be considered based on the nature and scope of the proposed research.
  • Number of Credits: 40
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