Master of Science in Chemistry - Mount Kenya University | Educartis

Thika
2 years
Master/MBA
On Campus

Benefits

Course Overview

Mount Kenya University’s Master of Science in Chemistry is two years, full-time, on-campus degree that is offered by the Department of Physical Sciences, under the aegis of the School of Pure and Applied Sciences. The course provides advanced training to students in analysing and taking up research in the field of pharmaceutical and biotechnology. 

The Master of Science in Chemistry programme is designed to provide real-world situations full of various techniques of teaching, research, knowledge, skills, attitudes, and experiences that prepare students to meet challenges pertaining to the study of Chemistry. The programme uses a multidisciplinary approach and looks into concepts such as Analytical Chemistry, Chemistry of Biomolecules, Polymer Science and Green Chemistry. 

After successful completion of the course, the learners will be able to take up roles in academic institutions, inter-governmental organizations, government ministries and non-governmental organizations. Graduates of Master of Science in Chemistry go on to become Research Officers, Research Scientists, Quality control chemists and Chemists. Strong ethical principles, good interpersonal communication values and efficient trained teamwork are some of the expected outcomes of learning this course.
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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

  • Analytical and scientific skills,
  • Excellent observation and research skills,
  • Problem solving skills,
  • Ability to work along with teams as well as take up leadership roles,
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Certification obtained

Upon completion of this course, you will receive a Master of Science in Chemistry Degree from Mount Kenya University.

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course will provide you with the skills you need for careers such as:
Synthetic Lab Scientist
Research Officer
Research Scientist
Quality control chemist
Chemist

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Admission Criteria

Students need:
To apply for this course, students require
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with a Second Class Honours (Upper Division) 
OR 
Second Class Honours (Lower Division) with at least two years of documented relevant work or research experience 

How do I apply?

Click on “Apply Now” and fill in initial details. An Educartis Enrolment Advisor will contact you as soon as possible.

Important documents to prepare:
All duly filled application forms should be with copies of relevant certificates.
Proof of payment of application fees.

Detailed course information

The topics covered in this course include:
Analytical Chemistry
Chemistry of Biomolecules
Polymer Science
Green Chemistry

Where and When

01/01/2021

Mount Kenya University


Located along General Kago Rd, 342 Thika, Kiambu, Thika, Kenya

01/05/2021

Mount Kenya University


Located along General Kago Rd, 342 Thika, Kiambu, Thika, Kenya

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