M.Sc. On Campus

Chemical, Biochemical and Materials Engineering - Functional Materials

Aalto University

24 months
15000 EUR/year
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Do you find it difficult to choose between your favourite subjects – chemistry, physics, engineering, nanotechnology? Consider Chemical, Biochemical and Materials Engineering - Functional Materials: the science and engineering of novel smart materials from Aalto University.


In Chemical, Biochemical and Materials Engineering - Functional Materials from Aalto University you will study about:

  • materials hard and soft: metals, semiconductors, polymers, biomimetic materials, nanomaterials, ceramics, foams, hybrid materials and composites
  • the materials at different scales – large and small: atomic bonding, nanoscale and microstructures, bulk materials with large-scale production and novel materials still in research stage
  • smart materials and phenomena: stimuli-responsive materials and self-healing materials
  • devices: sensors and actuators in nano and microscale
  • structural and surface characterisation: SEM, AFM, XRD, Raman, ellipsometer, nanoindentation


As a graduate of the programme you will have the skills and knowledge to work as pacesetter of your field in various managerial, planning and research duties serving industry or related stakeholders, the scientific community or public sector.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Academic Learning Community
  • Solid State Materials and Phenomena
  • Metallic Materials
  • Interfaces and Nanomaterials
  • Laboratory Course in Functional Materials
  • Materials Characterization, laboratory course
  • Polymer Properties
  • Personal Research Assignment in Functional Materials
  • Group Research Assignment in Functional Materials

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You are eligible to apply in master's admissions if you have a relevant bachelor’s degree. The bachelor's degree must be equivalent to 180 ECTS credits or three years of full-time study. 
  • The degree must give eligibility to apply for master’s degree studies at university in the awarding country. 
  • The awarding higher education institution has to be a recognised part of the official national education system of the country. It has to be accredited as a degree-granting higher education institution by the country where it is located or by a relevant international organisation (such as UNESCO).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15000 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 15000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Helsinki

975 - 1584 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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.

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