*This programme profile is financed by Dora Plus Action 4: Marketing of study and employment opportunities in Estonia (European Regional Development Fund).
The programme provides thorough knowledge and skills in laboratory and technological measurements, testing and chemical analysis methods, quality systems, metrology and related economic and legal aspects.
Why study Applied Measurement Science at the University of Tartu?
- The University of Tartu belongs to the top 1.2% of the world's universities (300th position in the QS World University Rankings 2022).
- Participate in world-leading research groups in nanoscience, metrology in chemistry, materials science for high-efficiency energetics, biochemical measurements, etc.
- A unique interdisciplinary programme combines physical measurements, chemical analysis, metrology, quality systems, economic and legal aspects of measurements.
- Excellent career and internship opportunities in quality assurance laboratories in various industries, inspection, certification and accreditation agencies, etc.
- Teaching and research are carried out in the “Physicum” and “Chemicum” buildings in Tartu – among the top research and education facilities in Northern Europe.
Our graduates are welcome at:
- R&D departments of major companies
- Chemical industry labs
- Pharmaceutical industry labs
- Health and environmental protection agencies
- Food processing and manufacturing quality assurance labs
- Certification, standardisation and accreditation authorities
- National Centers and Institutes of Metrology
- Academic career and PhD studies
University of Tartu Institutional Accreditation 2015-2022: The Quality Assessment Council for Higher Education of the Estonian Quality Agency for Higher and Vocational Education decided to accredit the University of Tartu for seven years.
The next accreditation will be conducted in 2022.
The curriculum consists of:
- obligatory courses (45 ECTS)
- practical placement (9 ECTS)
- master's project (30 ECTS)
- elective courses (30 ECTS)
- optional subjects (6 ECTS)
Examples of courses:
- Measuring and Instrumentation
- Metrology in Chemistry
- Modern Metrology
- Measurement Data Processing
- Practical Chemical Analysis
- Quality Systems
- Practical Works in Physical Measurement and Calibration
- Graduates with bachelor’s degrees in physics, chemistry, pharmacy, materials science, natural sciences, engineering, technology or medicine
- Practitioners in analysis and measurement laboratories who are facing the fast development of analytical methods and new regulations
- Personnel of laboratories, metrology institutes, accreditation, certification and inspection agencies
- Quality managers
The programme director is Professor Ivo Leito, University of Tartu.
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesChemical Engineering Physics Chemistry
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification in the field of exact or natural sciences, technology, engineering or medicine (must be obtained by the end of July)
- Prerequisite courses: at least 18 ECTS completed in the previous level of studies in physics or chemistry
- NB! Only applicants whose average study result is at least 60% of the maximum are eligible to apply
- English language proficiency
International5000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5000 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEA5000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5000 EUR per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Tartu
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
There are no tuition waivers.
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