Master’s Degree Programme in Exact Sciences: Materials Chemistry

Study Discipline: Science & Mathematics
Study Programme Details
Country: Finland
Admission Sessions:Autumn Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


24 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a transformative journey with our Master’s Degree Programme in Exact Sciences: Materials Chemistry. This specialized track is designed to empower you with the knowledge and skills needed to understand, discover, create, and develop new materials that significantly enhance the quality of life. Immerse yourself in the dynamic field of materials chemistry, where innovation meets real-world impact.


At the University of Turku, our research in materials chemistry spans fundamental explorations of material properties, interfaces, surfaces, and nanostructures from a chemical perspective. Our applied research delves into functionalized organic electronics, luminescent materials, porous carriers, as well as cutting-edge areas such as nanotechnology, detection technology, and energy storage and conversion. This program offers a comprehensive understanding of materials chemistry, bridging theoretical knowledge with hands-on applications that address contemporary challenges.

Admission Requirements

  • you have a nationally recognized first cycle degree – normally a Bachelor’s degree – from an accredited institution of higher education,
  • your degree corresponds to at least 180 ECTS (European credits) or to three years of full-time study,
  • IELTS 5 and the writing test score 6.0
  • TOEFL iBT 90 and the writing test score 20
  • Cambridge English Qualifications with pass grade A, B or C.
  • Cambridge English Qualifications with pass grade A, B or C.
  • PTE – Academic test with a minimum overall score of 62 and the writing test score 54
  • Core Courses (20 ECTS) and laboratory project (20 ECTS) in Materials Chemistry
  • Thematic specialisation in either Physical Chemistry of Materials and Interfaces, Intelligent Materials Chemistry or Applied Materials Chemistry (20 ECTS)
  • Master’s thesis and related courses (40 ECTS)
  • Other studies including mandatory language studies and selectable studies in different thematic areas and special themes (20 ECTS)
  • Free for citizens of EU/EEA countries or Switzerland
  • For citizens of non-EU/EEA countries €12,000/academic year

Future Career Outcomes

Graduates of the Materials Chemistry program can anticipate a future filled with impactful contributions to the field. As a materials scientist, you may lead groundbreaking research, contribute to technological advancements, and play a vital role in shaping the future of materials innovation. The program’s focus on applied research ensures that you are prepared for dynamic and evolving career opportunities.

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