Students and lecturers from Analytical Sciences will tell you what you can expect from this track and discuss career opportunities once you have graduated.
Discover the Master's programme & tracks
The Master's programme Chemistry offers specialisations in three tracks. Analytical Sciences is one of them. The other two tracks are:
The study programme
This Master's track is unique in the Netherlands and focuses on all aspects of chemical analysis. A large range of modern analytical techniques will be discussed. Moreover the programme covers general concepts and strategies for analysis. Analytical Sciences is a specialisation for which there is currently a great demand on the labour market.
Graduates of the Master's programme in Chemistry have had an excellent research training that allows them to pursue their PhD at chemistry institutes around the world. But they can also pursue a career in a different work field. It's a specialisation for which there is currently a great demand on the labour market.
Is Analytical Sciences for me?
It is, if you:
- have a solid background in chemistry;
- are eager to expand your knowledge and skills in the area of analytical chemistry;
- want the advantages of a small-scale programme, where students and staff all know each other.
Admission during COVID-19
Due to the Corona pandemic, the UvA will allow you to start your Master’s programme before having fully completed your Bachelor’s degree. Check the Application and Admission pages or more information.
Joint degree programme with VU Amsterdam
Analytical Sciences is a track in the Master's programme Chemistry, a joint degree programme of the University of Amsterdam and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Courses are taught at locations of both universities. UvA and VU jointly issue a degree certificate to graduates. As a Chemistry student in Amsterdam you benefit from expertise, networks and research projects at both universities and affiliated research institutes.