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Chemistry, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #201 (WUR) Aalborg, Denmark
The Master in Chemistry at Aalborg University teaches students how to use chemical methods to develop food products, drugs, cosmetics or construction materials. The Master’s programme helps you find solutions to problems in chemical engineering by specialising in areas like inorganic materials, controlled release, functional polymers, or biosolid separation.
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Do technological innovation and development interest you? During the Aalborg University Master's programme in Chemistry, you work with new materials, new separation methods, and synthesis of new materials. These methods are used in medical engineering, in the building industry, and in the food industry.

Discover and model new scientific phenomena

Studying Chemistry, you gain solid knowledge and expertise in chemistry. The programme provides you with the opportunity to:

  • resolve practical problems related to chemical engineering
  • innovate, design and optimise production processes of chemicals and materials
  • develop new materials and new processes

The programme focuses on the following main areas of specialisation:

  • Inorganic materials
  • Controlled release
  • Functional polymers
  • Biosolid separation

Job and Career

As a graduate from the Master's programme in Chemistry at Aalborg University, you will have access to an exciting professional career. You can find employment in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry, in the public sector, or in an engineering company.

Your future work assignments can involve for instance development of new materials, offshore processes, development of catalysts for reduction of air pollution, or teaching.

The programme offers you the possibility to start your career for instance in one of these fields:
  • Materials development
  • Materials production
  • Plastics and polymer chemistry
  • Waste treatment
  • Separation industry
  • Analytical chemistry

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Materials Technology
  • Physical Chemistry of Materials
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Processing of Materials
  • Industrial applications of macromolecules
  • Polymer chemistry
  • Supramolecular chemistry
  • Carbohydrate chemistry

Detailed Programme Facts

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

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General Requirements

If you wish to enroll in this Master's programme in Chemistry, you must have bachelor’s degree in relevant engineering or natural science disciplines.​Students with another Bachelor’s degree may upon application to the Board of Studies be admitted following a specific academic assessment if the applicant is considered as having comparable educational prerequisites. The Study Board will evaluate all students before entering the programme. The evaluation includes transfer of credits from previous studies, as well as possible needs for additional training.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13345 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13345 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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99,600 DKK

Living costs for Aalborg

  • 5936 - 8300 DKK/month
    Living Costs

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