Chemical and Materials Engineering

Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL)

Master On Campus
24 months
4175 EUR/year
835 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Chemical and Materials Engineering from Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL) helps students acquire solid knowledge of chemical or physical engineering and mathematics.


Chemical and Materials Engineering from Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL) is ideal for students interested in research and development as well as production and management in cutting edge industries: chemistry, metals and materials, metallic products, plastics, electronics or the process industry and would like to take advantage of the most recent research advances in your area of specialisation.

The master offers:

  • a specialised training in an international environment; from 2015-2016, all courses organized by the programme commission (i.e. courses with LMAPR2xxx designation ) are taught in English ; assistance provided as needed to French-speaking students (“French-friendly” approach).
  • an interdisciplinary approach to problem solving, rooted in physics and chemistry;
  • research-based training : integration of students in experimental laboratories, research projects ;
  • exposure to industry : factory visits, industry internships, graduation project in a company ;


Jobs in chemical and materials engineering range from research and development to production and marketing.

You can become : 

  • A « systems » engineer 
  • A « process » engineer 
  • A combination of both 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Molecules and materials analysis  
  • Sustainable treatment of industrial and domestic waste: Fundamentals  
  • Deformation and fracture of materials  
  • Industrial processes for the production of base chemicals  
  • Polymer Science and Engineering  
  • Physics of Functional Materials  
  • Physical Chemistry for Metals and Ceramics  

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A printed copy of the application form and which contains the data completed on the online form.
  • Two ID card size photos to be pasted on the pages of the application form, in the places provided for this purpose.
  • A recent nationality certificate or a photocopy of your passport or a photocopy of your national identity card.
  • Copies of diplomas and marks relating to each academic year (successful or unsuccessful) and a certificate certifying the total number of credits of the followed course and the number of credits if those are in use in your country. 
  • Various activities undertaken (work, unemployment, language course, language course, travel, ...): proof of employment 
  • A detailed curriculum vitae, dated and signed.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4175 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4175 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    835 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 835 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.


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Chemical and Materials Engineering
Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL)