Engineering - Chemistry, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • English (book IELTS)
    Language
University rank #251 (WUR) ,
As an engineering student you work in groups, collaborate with companies on projects, and you will be in high demand on the labour market. This MSc Engineering - Chemistry study programme from University of Southern Denmark is relevant for you if you already have a bachelor degree in Chemistry and Biotechnology and want to enhance your skills.

About

This Engineering - Chemistry study programme offered at University of Southern Denmark is relevant for you if you already have a bachelor degree in Chemistry and Biotechnology and want to enhance your skills.

With a master of science in engineering degree in Chemistry you can work in the production of phytopharmacology, food products, medicines or clean energy. You will also be qualified for consultancy work and project management in chemical, environmental and biotechnological industries.

As a master student you can specialise in one of three areas: Biotechnology and Bio-refining, Functional Materials and Chemical Process Engineering.

Career opportunities

With a master of science in engineering degree in Chemistry you will be qualified for jobs as, for example:

  • Project manager
  • Development engineer
  • Manager of development department
  • Researcher
  • Analyst
  • Head of laboratory
  • Teacher
  • Consultant
  • Head of quality 
You could, for example, work in:
  • The chemical industry
  • The food industry
  • The pharmaceutical industry
  • Environmental governance
  • Power plants
  • Laboratories. 

Accreditation

The quality and relevance of the programme are accredited by the Danish Accreditation Institution.

Programme Structure

In the first semester of the master programme you can choose one of the below academic profiles:

  • Biotechnology and Bio-refining
  • Functional Materials
  • Chemical Process Engineering
  • Eco-efficient Engineering

Each academic profile covers several research areas such as membrane technology, electrochemistry, energy optimisation, atmospheric chemistry and biotechnology.

Master thesis, ninth and tenth semester

In the ninth and tenth semester you will complete a master thesis in your academic profile. The master thesis can be carried out in cooperation with a company and it is possible to spend part of or the entire project time at the company, at a research institution or at the university.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score (Grade C):

    180

    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score:

    88

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

To apply for the Engineering programme in Chemistry, you need a relevant Bachelor's degree. You can apply if you hold one of the following degrees:

  • BSc in Chemistry and Biotechnology from University of Southern Denmark
  • BSc in Chemistry form University of Southern Denmark, provided that you passed the module Design of Ideal Reactors
  • BSc in Chemical Engineering for University of Southern Denmark, provided that you passed the module Design of Ideal Reactors
  • BSc in Chemical Engineering from Aalborg University
  • BSc in Chemistry and Techonology from the Technical University of Denmark
  • BEng in Biotechnology (previously Bioprocess Technology) from Aarhus University

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    13900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13900 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Odense

5400 - 7800 DKK/month
Living Costs

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Funding

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