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Master's Program in Chemical, Biochemical and Materials Engineering - Fibre and Polymer Engineering

Aalto University
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Espoo
English
Fall
Aalto University

Program description

Master's Program in Chemical, Biochemical and Materials Engineering - Fibre and Polymer Engineering

Do you want to use your science and engineering skills to help tackle some of society’s biggest challenges? If so, the Fibre and Polymer Engineering could be for you. As a graduate from Fibre and Polymer Engineering you will have a diverse set of science and engineering skills that you can apply to the development of tomorrow’s sustainable materials. In addition to a strong grounding in science and engineering, graduates from Fibre and Polymer Engineering acquire skills in interdisciplinary team working, multidisciplinary thinking and product development. At the core of education in Fibre and Polymer Engineering is sustainability. Our focus is on the resource-efficient conversion of renewable biobased resources into materials for textiles, composites and many other products.

English is the language of instruction for this program, but there is a possibility to complete some courses in Finnish/Swedish.

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Admission requirements

Applicants to the program must first meet the general eligibility and language requirements that are common to all Master's Programs in Science and Technology.

The following principles apply during the academic evaluation of eligible applications. These principles are revised annually.

The student selection process is competitive. The applicant’s suitability for the program is evaluated. The best applicants are granted admission to the program. The selection of students is primarily based on the application documents. Not all eligible applicants will necessarily be admitted, CHEM Master’s program does not have a minimum quota to be fulfilled.

The programs reserve the right to interview the applicants if it is necessary to clarify the applicant’s motivation or other information in the application.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Common compulsory courses

  • Academic Learning Community

Compulsory courses

  • Polymer Synthesis
  • Polymer Properties
  • Polymer Technology Laboratory Exercises
  • Fibres and Fibre Products
  • Cellulose-Based Fibres
  • Interfacial Phenomena in Biobased Systems
  • Product Development Practices
  • Polymer Blends and Composites
  • Product Development - Project Course

Specialisation courses

  • Computer Aided Visualization and Scientific Presentation
  • Wood Specialization Course: A Project Work
  • Interfacial Phenomena in Renewable Materials Research Project
  • Wood Products
  • Fibre Webs
  • Polymer Technology

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

The full tuition price for non-EU/EEA citizens is €15000 per year

Qualification

Upon completion of this program, students will graduate with a Master of Science (Technology) degree. 

Continuing studies

Eligibility for doctoral studies.

Career opportunities

As a graduate of the program you will have the skills and knowledge to work as pacesetter of your field in various managerial, planning and research duties serving industry or related stakeholders, the scientific community or public sector.

About this institute

Aalto University

Aalto University is a multidisciplinary community of bold thinkers, where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future....


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Contact info

Aalto University

Otakaari 1B
02150 Espoo
Finland

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www.aalto.fi

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