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Master's Degree Programme in Sustainable Chemical and Process Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #541 (QS) ,
Chemical Engineering at Åbo Akademi University covers many scientific and technological areas essential for human well-being, a clean environment and the sustainable use of natural resources.


In the programme students gain a deeper knowledge of chemical engineering and have a unique opportunity to take part in future developments in this field. 

The Chemical Engineering programme is offfered by the Åbo Akademi University.  

Students gain top-level expertise for work in the chemical and process industries as well as in scientific research.

A Master of Science Degree in Technology is awarded upon successful completion of the programme.

Students participating in this study programme will strengthen their knowledge in materials technology, process chemistry and process systems engineering. The study programme is designed solely for students with a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering or corresponding degree. This programme leads to the degree Master of Science in Technology (in Swedish called diplomingenjör).

Programme Structure

The Master's Degree Programme in Chemical Engineering has three major subjects:

  • Materials Technology
  • Process Chemistry
  • Process Systems Engineering
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Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Application period: 3 December (8:00 am Helsinki time) to 31 January (3:00pm Helsinki time).

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

The programme is designed for students with a Bachelor's degree in chemical engineering or a corresponding degree. Eligible applicants are selected on the basis of how well the bachelor's degree corresponds to the programme and on the study merits of the student.

Language requirements

Applicants prove their level of language proficiency in English by submitting one of the following English-language test scores to their application:

  • IELTS Academic
  • TOEFL 
  • PTE Academic

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    12000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Turku

  • 775 - 1130 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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


ÅAU's scholarship programme is aimed for tuition fee paying students and connected to the study entitlement.

We have 3 scholarship categories:

  • Full Scholarship, covering the tuition fee and includes a annual scholarship to cover the student’s living expenses (6 720 €), awarded for 2 years
  • Tuition Fee Scholarship, covering 100 % of the tuition fee, awarded for 2 years
  • Tuition Fee Scholarship, covering 50 % of the tuition fee, awarded for 2 years 

Second year is conditional. 

Students who have paid their fees during the first year will also have a chance to apply for a scholarship for the second year.

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