2nd Cycle Degree/2 year Master in Photochemistry and molecular materials

Degree programme

Programme type 2nd Cycle Degree/2 year Master
Academic Year 2018/2019
Code 8026
Degree Programme Class LM-54 - Chemistry
Years in which the programme is being held

1st and 2nd year

Type of access Open access with assessment of personal competencies
Place of teaching Bologna
Degree Programme Director Paola Ceroni
Language Italian

Programme profile

This 2nd cycle degree aims fundamentally to create experts in the fields of:

(i) design and synthesis of new materials with given properties;

(ii) modelling and simulation of the chemical and physical properties of both functional and structural materials;

(iii) chemical, physical and mechanical characterisation of natural and synthetic materials;

(iv) electromagnetic radiation-matter interaction and investigation of their effects, the governing mechanisms and relative investigation techniques.

Completing the curriculum prior to the dissertation, students are offered internships and preparatory work for the dissertation which may be performed in the department or two other facilities in or outside the university; during these activities, students acquire the knowledge to critically analyse the results of a research work and tackle the experimental study of a chemical topic on which the final examination will be based. Having completed the 250 hours allocated to these activities, students will in particular be able to (i) perform bibliographical research, (ii) manage the most common hardware and software practices, (iii) focus the chosen topic within a broader context, (iv) offer practical experimental and theoretical proposals to increase their knowledge of the chosen topic.

More information

The Department of Chemistry “G. Ciamician”, where the second cycle degree programme in Chemistry takes place, was been nominated a centre of excellence by the 2007 CHE report for the quality of research carried out. This guarantees not only the highest levels of teaching but also the opportunity for students to have direct contact with a research environment of international prestige, especially during the preparation of the thesis.

Access to further study

It gives access to third cycle studies (Dottorato di ricerca/Scuole di specializzazione) and master universitario di secondo livello.

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