Master of Science - Chemical Instrumentation
This programme offers courses on various chemical instrumentation involved in atomic spectroscopy, molecular spectroscopy, surface and thermal analysis, separation methods and environmental pollution and monitoring techniques. These courses will discuss the basic principles for the various techniques and include hands on operation of the various instrumentation involved. A course in quality systems and intellectual property is also offered. The candidate will undertake a short research project and submit a dissertation based on the project. Prior to this, the candidate is required to register for a course in research methodology.
||Surface and Thermal Analysis
||Quality Systems and Intellectual Property
Coursework - 20 units
Dissertation - 20 units
Applicants should possess the following:
- A Bachelor of Science in Chemistry or related degree from a recognised university; AND
- A minimum CGPA of 2.75/4.00 or equivalent; OR
- A CGPA between 2.50/4.00- 2.75/4.00 and at least one year's working experience; OR
Two (2) academic publications (journal) in related area; OR
Grade B+ for Final Year Project
(Results must be attached with the application form)
(Applicable for International Applicants Only)
- A minimum score of 550 (Paper-based) in TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language); OR
- A minimum score of Band 6.0 in IELTS (International English Language Testing System); OR
- The applicants native language is English or National language; OR
- Applicant graduated from institutions of higher learning which use English Language as the medium of instruction.
Upon graduation, the M.Sc Mixed Mode (Chemical Instrumentation) graduates can consider to pursue the following programmes:
- Master program at Universite de Lorraine (UL), France. Under this program the candidate
- Can be considered for entry into second year of a 2-year programme.
- Will enter semester 3 in France and carry out a project in semester 4. The project will be carried out either in USM or UL.
- Must possess a minimum CGPA of 3.0.
- Has given presentation at conferences or has submitted a paper for publication.
- Will bear all costs, accommodation , food and living expenses during their studies in France.
- Co-Tutelle program (between USM and UL). Under this programme
- The research will be conducted in Malaysia and France.
- Two Ph.Ds are awarded, upon completion of one defense.
- The examination committee comprises of French and Malaysian experts.
- Doctoral Double Degree Program
- This is a unique program between Nagaoka University of Technology (Japan) and USM (Malaysia).
- Candidate is awarded with two Ph.Ds.
- The candidate is required to submit and defend 2 theses.
- In terms of candidature, the student will spend 1 year in USM before spending 1.0-1.5. years in NUT, Japan and then in USM again.
|Full-time: Min 2 semesters / Max 4 semesters
||Part-time: Min 2 semesters / Max 8 semesters
Malaysian Applicants :
Total tuition fees RM10,600.00
Registration fee RM340.00
Convocation fee RM120.00
Total tuition fees USD4,000.00
Registration fee USD227.50
Convocation fee USD30.00
Personal Bond USD475.00 (reimbursable)