M.Sc. On Campus

Chemical Science and Engineering

24 months
16500 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Master’s programme in Chemical Science and Engineering at the University of Twente (UT) puts you at the forefront of R&D in innovative chemical processes, novel materials and new products. 


During the programme in Chemical Science and Engineering at the University of Twente (UT) you will benefit from our close ties with high profile research institute and lab facilities, including the the High Pressure Lab, the MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology and the Technical Medical Centre. You will fulfil the role of junior researcher from early on in the programme, giving presentations, writing articles and getting involved in grant applications. It is a highly international programme. You will write and present in English and have the opportunity to complete an internship abroad.


With a Master’s degree in Chemical Science and Engineering to your name you will have the opportunity to pursue a wide range of challenging careers. These may involve the development and design of novel chemical processes and new materials or products in one of many sectors: chemicals, metals, electronics, sustainable energy, water purification, food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, biomedical technology, engineering or government.

A wide variety of positions will be open to you, including:

  • researcher
  • process engineer
  • designer
  • process developer
  • secondary school teacher
  • consultant


This programme holds NVAO accreditation.

Programme Structure

The programme offers three specialisations, each focusing on a key aspect of chemical engineering:  

  • Chemical & Process Engineering, which focuses on designing processes that deliver optimum performance in terms of technology, economy, environment and meeting society’s needs;
  • Molecular & Materials Engineering, which centres on the design, manufacture, application and characterization of new materials and (bio)molecular structures with high-tech features.
  • Materials Science & Engineering, a multi-disciplinary specialisation with a strong emphasis on the development of materials and science and engineering skills.  

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.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry
  • Knowledge of the following topics: calculus and analysis, linear algebra, integration and differential equations 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16500 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Enschede

650 - 920 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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