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Advanced Materials for Innovation and Sustainability (AMIS)

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
8000 EUR/year
1000 EUR/year
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Acquire an understanding of the full raw materials value chain. Improve your mindset for innovation & entrepreneurship focusing on sustainability with this Advanced Materials for Innovation and Sustainability (AMIS) Master degree from EIT Raw Materials Academy, and enjoy international study in participating universities in two different European countries. 

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Overview

The Master’s Programme in Advanced Materials for Innovation and Sustainability (AMIS)   tackles the following themes – all of which are central themes of the EIT Raw Materials Academy:

  • Substitution of critical or toxic materials in products and for optimised performance
  • Material chain optimisation for end-of-life products
  • Product and services design for the circular economy

The primary focus of the adaptation is on metal and mineral raw materials. Bio-base and polymer materials are covered in view of their substitution potential and other materials in the context of multi-material product recycling. In addition, the AMIS Program includes a solid package of courses and project work in innovation and entrepreneurship. Student mobility is an integrated part of the two-year programme, during which you will study at two of the consortium partner universities. Upon completion of the programme, you will receive a double degree.

Career Opportunities

The programme will prepare you to explore the angles for technological, social changes and where the niches for new business ideas are in the market. Contact with industry and research institutes will prepare you to develop your own activities and develop your own business, join industry or start a PhD focused on EIT Raw Materials challenges.

The developed skills and knowledge you will gain will be highly appreciated by industries in the Materials Science domain or by Laboratories, especially in the following sectors: Microelectronics, Optics, Bio-technologies, Energy, Communication, Environment and more.

Programme Structure

Year 1

Basic level of competences

Mandatory courses in:

  • Advanced functional materials
  • Innovation, business and entrepreneurship

Year 2

Specialization year

Mandatory courses in:

  • Advanced functional materials with a specialization in Material interfaces, Nanomaterials, Ceramics or Hybrids

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

First wave deadline (specific funding opportunities): 31st January 

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
92 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

The successful applicants should hold a Bachelor degree in Science or Technology or Engineering (Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science) or its equivalent from an internationally recognized higher education institution that is an official and recognized part of the national education system, and can be found on an official list or in an international handbook that is completed by some international organization (e.g. UNESCO).The students in their final year of undergraduate education may be admitted on the condition that their bachelor degree will be awarded before they enroll respecting the university specific deadlines.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

EIT-Label scholarships from EIT RawMaterials of €13,500 per student are available. For information on how EIT-Label scholarships will be awarded and who is eligible, please contact the coordinating university directly: contact@amis-master.eu.

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