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Applied Measurement Science

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About

The Applied Measurement Science master's programme at the University of Tartu provides thorough knowledge and skills in laboratory and technological measurements, testing and chemical analysis methods, quality systems, metrology and related economic and legal aspects.

Overview

*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. 

Career opportunities

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

Accreditation

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.

Programme Structure

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

Audience

  • 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

Lecturers

The programme director is Professor Ivo Leito, University of Tartu.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5000 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 5000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5000 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Tartu

300 - 600 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

There are no tuition waivers.

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