Chemical Engineering, M.Sc.

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  • 24 months
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Education and research are closely integrated within the Chemical Engineering Master's program from Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), which helps you stay abreast of the latest developments within the discipline. You become familiar with all the latest tools and technologies used by chemical engineers. You can define a personal study program that satisfies your own wishes and preferences.

Chemical engineer

As a chemical engineer you will be able to come up with technical solutions for problems and issues in relation to process and product technology. In finding these solutions, chemical engineers work closely with experts from other specializations, taking into account the related economical, social, environmental and ethical aspects.

Graduation options

The Chemical Engineering two-year Master's program offers you the opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge in one of the two Master's tracks within the program. When applying for the Master's program in Chemical Engineering you need to make a choice between one of the following tracks:

  • Molecular Systems and Materials Chemistry
  • Chemical and Process Technology

Programme Structure

The Master's program Chemical Engineering has a total duration of two academic years and has a value of 120 credit points (EC), based on the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS). The academic year, starting at the end of August or beginning of September and ending in July, is subdivided into two semesters, each accounting for 30 ECTS. These semesters are divided again in two quartiles each. It is possible to enter the Master's program at the beginning of each of thesemesters. However, starting at the beginning of the start of the Academic year is preferred.

The Master's program in Chemical Engineering offers twospecializationsyou can choose from: Chemical and Process Technology (CPT) and Molecular Systems and Materials Chemistry (MSMC). The main structure oftheMaster's programis shown in the following table. Thestructure of the masters programis identical for both specializations.The core program is compulsory for all students within the specialization.

For more info please visit the programme website.

Detailed Programme Facts

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: 90

    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

The general requirements for admission to the TU/e Master's of Science programs for students with a Bachelors degree from a university outside the Netherlands are:

  • A relevant Bachelor's degree (or equivalent), based on a program of sufficient academic level and quality to be able to complete the TU/e Master's program in question. Specific requirements per country can be foundhere.
  • ACumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of at least 75% of the scale maximum.
  • Sufficient mastery of the English language.In the case of the Master's program Medical Engineering, proficiency in the Dutch language is also required in the form of an NT2 II test.

There may also be specific additional requirements for some Master's programs, depending on the nature of your prior education.

Anapplication fee of100is required for each application. This fee is non refundable.

All applicants must provide TU/e with a full application package before any decision can be taken on admission to a Master's program. An application is considered to be complete when:

  • the online application form has been filled in
  • all required documents have been uploaded in the online application form,
  • the application fee has been paid and proof of payment included in the uploaded documents
  • the online application form has been submitted
  • the application documents that are required on paper have been received by post or courierby the international office.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 15000 International
  • EUR 2006 EU/EEA


Various scholarships are open to students wishing to follow a Master's program at the TU/e. A requirement of most scholarships is that you have been admitted to a Master's program before you may apply to the scholarship. It is therefore important that you take good note of the scholarships deadlines and apply well in advance to the TU/e Master's program of your choice in time to meet the scholarship deadline. Students from EU countries may also optionally get a grant.

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.