M.Sc. On Campus

Welding Engineering

KU Leuven

12 months
2000 EUR/year
2000 EUR/year
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Due to the increasing complexity of industrial production processes of welding technology and the growing number of rules and regulations governing them, there is an increasing demand for trained welding engineers. The Advanced Master of Welding Engineering at KU Leuven covers all relative areas and prepares the student with experience and solid skills.


The Advanced Master of Welding Engineering at KU Leuven  prepares graduated students to carry out a wide range of vital duties within the field, learning many of the foundational skills to research, design, produce, maintain and asses quality welding.

This advanced master's programme is the ideal stepping-stone to a high-level job within the industry and enables the student to solve problems and work efficiently and safely.

The programme is indispensable and obligatory for engineers seeking to work as Responsible Welding Coordinators. Engineers interested in R&D, quality, design, production, maintenance and particularly welding metallurgy will find the programme instructive and comprehensive.

Career opportunities

This programme opens up a wide spectrum of professional possibilities and exposes you to a varied field of action: petrochemical industry, aviation and aerospace industry, nuclear sector, shipping and logistics, civil construction, etc. As a welding engineer, you will carry out a wide range of duties, including research, design, production, maintenance, sales and quality inspection. 

Our graduates find employment in local SMEs and large multinational industrial companies as well as private and public organisations at home and abroad.

There is a real need for experts with the capability to conduct solid research, carry out quality control analyses and perform inspections, monitoring and certification.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •     Welding Processes and Equipment    
  •  Construction and Design    
  •  Fabrication, Applications Engineering    
  • Master's Thesis    
  • Materials and their Behaviour during Welding

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students holding a degree other than those listed above may contact the programme coordinator of the campus in question to find out whether they qualify for a transitional or preparatory programme.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2000 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2000 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Sint-Katelijne-Waver

750 - 1115 EUR /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Welding Engineering
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