M. Sc. Research (Chemistry)




Master of Science (Chemistry) 

The MSc and  programmes provide broad training opportunities across the chemical sciences. In-depth programmes of study are offered in the major chemical disciplines (Organic, Physical, Inorganic, Industrial and Analytical) such as those stated below:

 Research Thrust Areas

Organic Chemistry

  • Chemical Biology
  • Liquid Crystals
  • Natural Products Chemistry
  • Organic Synthesis
  • Polymer Chemistry

Physical Chemistry

  • Catalysis
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Molecular Modelling
  • Nanomaterials
  • Surface Chemistry

Inorganic Chemistry

  • Catalysis
  • Coordination Chemistry
  • Inorganic Polymers
  • Inorganic Synthetic Chemistry
  • Liquid Crystals
  • Organometallic Chemistry

Industrial Chemistry

  • Biopolymers and Modified Biopolymers (lignin and tannin)
  • Catalysis
  • Corrosion Chemistry and Coatings
  • Nanomaterials

Analytical Chemistry

  • Chemically Modified Electrodes
  • Environmental Electrochemistry
  • Environmental Photocatalysis
  • Mechanochemistry
  • Separation Chemistry
  • Wastewater/Water Treatment


 Admission Requirements
Applicants should possess one of the following:


  1. A Bachelor of Science in Chemistry; OR
  2. A Bachelor’s degree in a related area from a recognised university.
  3. A minimum CGPA of 2.75/4.00 or equivalent; OR
  4. 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



Master Full-time: Min 2 semesters / Max 6 semesters Part-time: Min 4 semesters / Max 12 semesters



Malaysian Applicants :

Total  tuition fees       RM3,350.00 (full time)

                                  RM2,775.00 (part time)

International Applicants:

Total tuition fees      USD1,250.00 (full time)

                                USD1,113.00 (part time)

Other Fees: Other Fees:

Registration fee

Convocation fee      

Thesis fee (MSc) 





Registration fee

Convocation fee

Personal Bond     

Thesis fee (MSc) 



USD475.00  (reimbursable)