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Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #18 (QS) ,
This Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology Master’s program from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne focuses on several important tools such as innovative processes and separation techniques, biological engineering, biotechnology, catalytic engineering and polymers, and chemical process safety.

About

Scaling up from a laboratory reaction to an industrial process is the main challenge for chemical engineers.

This is a complicated optimization problem at many levels: environmental impact, energy consumption and cost must be minimized and the quality and process safety maximized.

Career options:

The Master of Science in Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne prepares the students for a career in industry requiring solid knowledge of the methods in chemical processes, development, biotechnology and safety processes.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Risk management
  • Safety of chemical processes
  • Advanced diffusional separation processes
  • Chemical engineering of heterogenous reactions
  • Process development
  • Biomaterials
  • Principles and applications of systems biology
  • Biotechnology lab (for CGC)
  • Nanobiotechnology and biophysics

Detailed Programme Facts

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

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • Your resumé (curriculum vitae)
  • Copy of your University degree(s) or Bachelor’s degree.
  • Legalized transcripts from each university you have attended.
  • A statement of purpose. 
  • Three letters of recommendation: The recommendation letters must be issued by professors who are well aware of your work and qualities. These recommendations are confidential and will only be accepted if they are received through the electronic application process.
  • Your identity card or passport.
  • For foreigners who already live in Switzerland: your residence permit.
  • Extra documents such as TOEFL or GRE scores, research publications or other portfolios of your previous work, are welcome but not compulsory.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1138 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 569 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1138 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 569 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • CHF 630 in tuition fee

Living costs for Lausanne

  • 1609 - 1980 CHF/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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