Master of Chemical Sciences

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Master of Chemical Sciences
Duration2 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • Master of Chemical Sciences (MCS) prepares students to take advantage of the myriad career possibilities available in the chemical sciences
  • This program equips students with theoretical and technical expertise in biological chemistry, inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, physical chemistry, environmental chemistry, and materials
  • The Master of Chemical Sciences degree is designed to give you a well-rounded, mechanistic foundation in a blend of chemistry topics
  • The Master of Chemical Sciences requires the minimum completion of 10-course units
  • MCS program has 72% of international students
  • The capstone project is a distinguishing feature of the Master of Chemical Sciences program, blending academic and professional experiences and serving as the culmination of students work in the program
  • The optional Independent Studies course will be offered each fall and spring semester, giving students an opportunity to participate in one of the research projects being conducted in one of our chemistry laboratories
  • Students may choose from the following six chemical sciences concentrations:
    • Biological Chemistry
    • Inorganic Chemistry
    • Organic Chemistry
    • Physical Chemistry
    • Environmental Chemistry
    • Materials
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees2130552 INR
Hostel & Meals920187 INR
Insurance273478 INR
Transportation95798 INR
Clinical Fee23071 INR
General Fee157466 INR
Books/Supplies131832 INR
Personal expense195990 INR
Total1797822 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
BachelorsNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • Ideally, students should hold an undergraduate degree in chemistry, engineering, mathematics or the equivalent
  • The adequate undergraduate background will vary, depending on the area of concentration and will include some combination of coursework in chemistry, biology, mathematics, physics and/or engineering
  • Applicants must have completed two terms of calculus, two terms of introductory chemistry and the equivalent of two terms of organic chemistry with associated labs, and two terms of physics
  • A degree in chemistry, physics or biology would be ideal preparation
ExamsTOEFL: 100


GRE: Accepted
  • The GRE Chemistry Subject test is not required, but it is highly recommended

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