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University of Mauritius

Moka , n/a ,Mauritius

BSc (Hons) in Chemistry

Chemistry is considered as the "central" science because it interconnects many other sciences. Chemistry seeks to understand the nature of matter in terms of atoms and molecules and the changes it undergoes.

The mission of the Department of Chemistry is to provide students with the appropriate level of modern and comprehensive chemical education required for life and work in our technologically advanced society. The Department offers a three year full time BSc (Hons) Chemistry programme, suitable for a wide range of career goals, both industrial and academic.

The modules offered at undergraduate level emphasises the fundamental principles of chemistry while developing experimental skills. The aims are to train students in developing their critical thinking and problem-solving skills and to enable them to tackle problems in the real world using their chemical knowledge. In an attempt to bring more applied knowledge to this programme, the Department of Chemistry offers a number of electives in polymer chemistry, environmental chemistry, computational chemistry, industrial chemistry, quality control and forensic science.

The Department encourages a variety of research interests in a broad spectrum of the chemical field addressing both pure and applied chemistry aiming at advancing the frontiers of knowledge and solving issues of national importance. It offers MPhil/PhD programmes in these areas and also encourages student involvement in research projects.


  • Aug Deadline: May

Application Processing Time in Days: 10

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

For Bachelors program the Cambridge Higher School certificate is necessary or equivalent.

  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Bachelors/UG Degree
  • Duration: 03 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 6600 USD
    Annual Cost of Living: 5500 USD
    Application Fee: 50 USD
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