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Chemistry: Science for Energy and Sustainability

Universiteit van Amsterdam

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The two-year track Science for Energy and Sustainability in the Chemistry Master's programme combines 'hard' scientific research with the analysis of societal issues, business and regulations.

The track Science for Energy and Sustainability is an outward-looking programme, geared towards the cutting edge of energy and sustainability research. It gives you the skills and knowledge to move from understanding the state-of-the-art, to actually developing new sustainable technologies that can be implemented in society.

Joint degree programme with VU Amsterdam
Science for Energy and Sustainability is a track in the Master's programme Chemistry, a joint degree programme of the University of Amsterdam and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Courses are taught at locations of both universities. UvA and VU jointly issue a degree certificate to graduates. As a Chemistry student in Amsterdam you benefit from expertise, networks and research projects at both universities and affiliated research institutes.


2018 Full-time Institutioneel € 13300 / jaar
2018 Full-time Internationaal € 13300 / jaar
2018 Full-time Wettelijk voorgeschreven € 2060 / jaar

job perspective

Graduates of the Master's programme Chemistry typically pursue careers:

* as PhD students at chemistry institutes around the world, progressing from there to careers in academia or industry
* in research, within industry (e.g. Philips, ASML, Shell and DSM)
* in research, within research institutes (e.g. TNO, KNMI and SRON)
* as teachers, within high schools or universities
* as (technical) policy officers, within (science-oriented) governmental and non-profit organisations

Niveau WO
Vorm Full-time
Incompany Nee
Open inschrijving Nee
Type MSc (Master of Science)
Kosten (indicatie) Meer dan €4550
Titulatuur MSc (Master of Science)
Benodigde taalkennis Engels
Gefinancierd Regering
Afronding Diploma
Credits 120