Research course

Molecular Sciences

Radboud University · Faculty of Science
MSc by research

Entry requirements

A completed Bachelor's degree in Molecular Sciences or related area.

Your degree has to be equivalent to a Dutch university diploma, with an adequate multidisciplinary basis in especially chemistry and biology and some physics and mathematics. The Examination Board will determine if an international student has the required knowledge to be admitted. The Examination Board will also indicate if the student is required to follow specific courses from the Bachelor's programme to eliminate possible deficiencies.

A proficiency in English

In order to take part in this programme, you need to have fluency in both written and spoken English.This requirement has been satisfied when the student meets the conditions, listed on our website.

A background in research methodology

Our programme is based on research, because we’re an academic university and involved in many international research projects. Therefore, basic research training is required.

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Months of entry


Course content

Working at the interface of chemistry, biology and medical science

In Nijmegen we offer a multidisciplinary Master's programme in Molecular Sciences. You will dive into all aspects of the synthesis and functioning of molecules; from solid state molecular chemistry to spectroscopy and to the chemical biology that lies at the basis of health and disease. This Master's programme combines theoretical course with extensive research internships in a multidisciplinary environment.

Specialisations within the Master's in Molecular Science

The Master's programme in Molecular Science is closely associated with chemistry and medical biology. Under this programme there are 3 specific specialisation and 3 general specialisations.

Learn more via the Radboud University contact form.

Fees and funding

UK students
€ 18,296
International students
EU € 2,530 p/a Non EU € 18,296 p/a

There are various scholarships available for studying at Radboud University. Some of the opportunities are described below. A full list, including detailed information, can be found on our website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc by research
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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