Postgraduate Programme


The School of Chemical Sciences (SCS), established in 1969 is one of the pioneer schools of USM. With more than 30 academic staffs and over 50 supporting staffs, the School has been entrusted to provide professional training in chemistry to meet the demands of the industries and society.


 

Programme Offered

PhD
Chemistry
(RESEARCH)

The PhD 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
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M.Sc.
Chemistry
(RESEARCH)

The MSc 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
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M. Sc.
Chemical Instrumentation
(mixed-mode)

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
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Facilities
 

The School is equipped with teaching and research laboratories. Existing analytical and characterisation instruments include NMR 400 MHz (for solid state analysis) and NMR 500 MHz, GCMS, LCMS (TOF), DSC/TGA, TOC and GPC, CHN Analyser, HPLC, GC, FTIR with Microscope, UV-Vis, IR, AAS and Fluorescence spectrophotometers, ICP-OES, Electrochemical systems and Surface Area Analyser, POM and other supporting equipments. The School is also equipped with Electronics and Glass-Blowing Workshops

The expertise and facilities available in the School of Chemical Sciences are always tapped by the industries and government agencies in solving their problems. In line with the desire to improve the consultancy services offered by the School, the School of Chemical Sciences has taken a proactive step by setting up an Analytical Services and Testing Laboratory (MUPA) in year 2000, to offer more effective services for the industrial sectors.