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Master's Degree in Theoretical Chemistry and Computational Modelling

Master's Degree in Theoretical Chemistry and Computational Modelling
  • Competences and professional ability:

    The Inter-University Master’s Degree in Theoretical Chemistry and Computational Modelling seeks to provide students with advanced, specialized and multidisciplinary that will enable them to begin research work and thus meet the growing need for expert staff not only in the academic world but also in industry. This demand is due to the need to train researchers who are capable to carrying out R+D tasks such as: creating new pharmaceuticals, synthesizing new materials or increasing knowledge of enzyme activity. Therefore, this Master’s Degree offers the possibility of joining several different and attractive fields of social and industrial activity.


    Recommended profile:

    It is recommended that before taking this Master’s Degree students will have students and therefore acquired the skills and knowledge provided by a degree in Chemistry and Physics or Physics. Those wish to study this Master’s Degree and have not studied the aforementioned degrees but do have another science degree which will allow them to follow this programme may be admitted with the supervision of a tutor. These students may also have to take some supplementary credits if this is requested by the Academic Commission of the Master’s Degree or at the recommendation of the supervisors and tutors. It is highly recommendable for students to have a B2 level in English.

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    Specific admission requirements:

    The admission requirements are the same for all of the Institutions that have signed the agreement. In order to be admitted to the Master’s Degree in Theoretical Chemistry and Computational Modelling, candidates must:


    1.    Have an official Spanish university degree in Chemistry, Physics or Material Sciences or another degree awarded by a higher education institution in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) which would allow entry to postgraduate studies in their home country.


    2.      Foreign students from outside the EHEA can also take this programme without having their foreign degree officially recognized as long as the University can establish that their degree has an equivalent level to that of the corresponding Spanish degree and would allow entry to postgraduate studies in their home country. This mode of admission does not imply the official recognition of the foreign degree and is only valid to enter this Master’s Degree programme.


    Candidates for this programme must also include, along with their applications, the following documents which will be assessed according to the percentages given in brackets: academic transcript (50%), cover letter (15%), reference letters from two people (15%) and an official accreditation of their knowledge of English and Spanish in the case of foreign students (20%) with a minimum level of B2.

    Specific admission documents:


    Applicants with access studies pending finalization must include a Statement of having finished the previous studies stating the expected date of finalization.



    -Official certification of knowledge of English



    - Official certification of knowledge of Spanish

    -Cover letter

    -Reference letters

    (Spanish Version)

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Description of the degree

  • Current academic offer
  • Joint Title: Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, y en las de Barcelona,Cantabria, Extremadura, Illes Balears, Jaume I de, Castellón, Murcia, Oviedo, País Vasco/Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea, Salamanca, Santiago de Compostela, València (Estudi General), Valladolid, Vigo.
  • Centre, department or institute responsible: Department of Chemistry
  • Location: UAM. Faculty of Sciences (Madrid)
  • Year established: 2013-2014
  • Type: in-class
  • Credits 120
  • Minimum ECTS per enrolment / per year: 24 / part-time students; 36 / full-time students
  • Teaching languages Spanish and english
  • Número de plazas ofertadas: 60 (9 UAM)

Contact Details


Sergio Díaz-Tendero



Department of Chemistry . C-9-606. UAM.

Cantoblanco. 28049 Madrid. Spain

Telephono: 914973857-914973851




Any query on the procedure for admission to this Master’s degree should be addressed to posgrado.oficial@uam.es