This programmes 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 Welding Engineering programme from KU Leuven 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.
This programme opens up a wide spectrum of professional possibilities and exposes you to an extremely varied field of action: petrochemistry, the aviation and aero-space industry, civil construction, assembly plants, the nuclear sector, shipping and logistics, general construction, and more.
As a welding engineer, you will carry out a wide range of duties, including research, design, production, maintenance, sales and quality inspection.
There is a real need for experts with the capability to conduct research, carry out quality control analyses, and perform inspections, monitoring and certification in the broad field of welding. Some graduates start a career as independent consultants.
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- Welding Processes and Equipment
- Construction and Design
- Fabrication, Applications Engineering
- Master's Thesis
- Materials and their Behaviour during Welding
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- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
DisciplinesMaterials Science & Engineering Mechanical Engineering General Engineering & Technology View 56 other Masters in General Engineering & Technology in Belgium
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Direct admission, on the basis of a relevant degree obtained in the Flemish Community. You can check the list of relevant programmes here.
- After a preparatory programme, which is meant for students that obtained a degree at an institution of the Flemish Community that does not give immediate access to this programme. You can check the list of programmes that require a preparatory or bridging programme here.
- After an admission process, which is meant for students that obtained a degree outside the Flemish Community.
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International6600 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6600 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
EU/EEA6600 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6600 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
Living costs for Sint-Katelijne-Waver
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.