This Engineering - Chemistry study programme 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.
With a master of science in engineering degree in Chemistry you will have a range of job opportunities in Denmark and abroad. The degree qualifies you for work in production, development and environmental control in, for example, the medical and food industry.It is also possible to continue on a three-year research programme which will lead to a PhD degree.
Another option is to study an industrial research programme which is carried out in close cooperation with a company where you are employed.University of Southern Denmark graduates who have completed this master programme are entitled to use the title of Master of Science (MSc) in Engineering (Chemistry).
Chemical Engineers will typically be employed in the chemical industry, the food industry or the pharmaceutical industry, in environmental governance, or at laboratories. Here you will be responsible for research, development, production, analyses, and environmental and quality assurance.
With a master of science in engineering degree in Chemistry you will be qualified for jobs as, for example:
You could, for example, work in:
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With this programme you are qualified for a job in Denmark or abroad and for studies at PhD level.
Each academic profile covers several research areas such as membrane technology, electrochemistry, energy optimisation, atmospheric chemistry and biotechnology.
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.
You can apply until:
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You only need to take one of these language tests:
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A bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry or Microbiology with solid knowledge and understanding of chemical reaction engineering.
Applicants with a similar bachelor’s degree if their academic qualifications correspond with the bachelor degrees mentioned above.
There is restricted admission to this programme. If your application is to be considered, it is important that your application and relevant supporting documents are received before the application deadline
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