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Process Safety and Environmental Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (ARWU) Magdeburg, Germany
The Process Safety and Enviromental Engineering master program at the Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg aims to educate experts for industry as well as for authorities, research organizations, and higher education.
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Overview

Safety and environmental protection are indispensable elements of any industrial activity. In a modern society technical processes will only be accepted if the emerging hazards are identified and kept under control and if the environmental impact is reduced to an acceptable minimum. 

To achieve these aims, experts are needed which possess both an in-depth understanding of process engineering as well as specific knowledge of safety and environmental technologies. Graduates from the Process Safety and Enviromental Engineering master program at the Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg are versed in the natural scientific fundamentals of technical processes, especially those related to safety and environment and think and act holistically in the assessment of safety and environmental concerns and their prevention and mitigation. They are capable to apply their engineering know-how to safety and environmental problems and appropriate solutions.

Career Perspectives

Chemical and pharmaceutical industry, petro-chemical industry, oil and gas industry, power generation, waste management, animal feed and food industries, materials science, apparatus, machine and plant engineering, research organizations, etc.

Programme Structure

Safety and environmental protection are indispensable elements of any industrial activity. In a modern society technical processes will only be accepted if the emerging hazards are identified and kept under control and if the environmental impact is reduced to an acceptable minimum. 

To achieve these aims, experts are needed which possess both an in-depth understanding of process engineering as well as specific knowledge of safety and environmental technologies. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

A closely related subject with a minimum GPA of 2,3 on the German scale.

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • A bachelor degree (minimum 210 credit points, EQF 6) in chemical engineering, process engineering, energy engineering.
  • A solid background in engineering and mathematics, interest and enjoyment in scientific and technical problem solving, and the ability to transfer theoretical concepts into a practical setting are required.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Magdeburg

  • 730 - 1100 EUR/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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