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Chemistry of Sustainable Processes and Materials

University of Oulu
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
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University of Oulu

Program description

Chemistry of Sustainable Processes and Materials

The degree program contains advanced studies in different fields of chemistry:analytical, applied, inorganic, physical and/or organic chemistry. The program also contains compulsory laboratory work and optional studies offered by other degree programs in the Faculty of Technology. For instance, a student can include studies in the field of engineering – process engineering is a typical choice among many others – to further build their interdisciplinary study path.

Program content

The graduate will be able to:

  • Independently search, interpret and absorb chemistry-related scientific knowledge and take responsibility for his/her own professional development
  • Independently apply adopted, chemistry-related advanced knowledge to solve a scientific problem or to produce new knowledge in chemistry or chemistry-related environment
  • Critically handle chemistry-related data and draw conclusions based on it
  • Scientific research using scientific methods
  • Clearly present and give reasons for results to a specialist and non-specialist audience
  • To work as a chemist in industry or public sector or in chemistry-related tasks

Scholarships & funding

The University of Oulu International Scholarship Scheme provides scholarships to academically talented international students studying for a Bachelor's or Master’s degree at the University of Oulu. The scholarships will be granted in the form of a tuition fee waiver covering 50%, 75%  or 100% of the full tuition fee.

For more information about scholarships, please visit the university website.


As a student, you will have access to:

  • A multidisciplinary curriculum which integrates studies in science and technology

  • World class facilities for practical laboratory work

  • Close collaboration with the chemical industry and different research units

Career opportunities

Possible job titles include:

  • Product development chemist
  • Laboratory or research manager
  • Researcher

About this institute

University of Oulu

At the University of Oulu, we produce new science-based solutions, and train future pioneers to build a more sustainable, intelligent and humane world. We are located close to the Arctic region, humanity’s new frontier. We promote learning and carry out...

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Why study at University of Oulu

  • At the University of Oulu, we promote learning and carry out research that pushes the boundaries of the known.
  • We produce new scientific information and science-based solutions, and train future pioneers to build a more sustainable, intelligent and humane world.
  • We are committed to promoting the UN’s goals of sustainable development with our research and education.
  • Our university’s global impact is based on scientific breakthroughs, new technology and world-class innovations. Our 60,000 alumni are participating in society as well-educated citizens and employees around the world.

Contact info

University of Oulu

Pentti Kaiteran katu 1
90570 Oulu

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