The joint master’s programme in Polymer Technology at KTH Royal Institute of Technology is a collaboration between the five leading technical universities in the Nordic countries (Nordic Five Tech). The programme gives you a unique opportunity to tailor your degree based on your academic interests. You will get to study at two of the partner universities, spending one year at each. You graduate with one master’s degree from each of the two universities. Nordic Five Tech is a strategic alliance consisting of:
- Aalto University in Finland
- Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden (not participating in this programme)
- Technical University of Denmark
- KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden
- Norwegian University of Science and Technology
CareerCareer opportunities for students from this programme are broad and international. Advanced skills in both fibre and polymer technology combined with a clear environmental focus provide an excellent basis for various careers in industry, government agencies and academia and graduates from the master programme are very attractive for many different industries such as the paper and forest industry, plastics, medical technology, pharmaceutical, coating and adhesive and packaging industry. Material expertise is also needed in many other sectors, ranging from transport to electronics.
The tracks are:
- Biomaterial science
- Polymer engineering
- Macromolecular materials
- Industrial processes
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesChemical Engineering Materials Science & Engineering View 25 other Masters in Materials Science & Engineering in Sweden
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
A bachelor's degree, corresponding to at least 180 ECTS credits, in chemistry or a closely related subject including courses in:
- Chemistry or a closely related subject corresponding to at least 50 ECTS credits.
- Mathematics, numerical analysis and computer science corresponding to at least 20 ECTS credits.
Please note that the following TOEFL test score requirements are specific for Polymer Technology:
- Paper-based: 580 (written section grade 4,5)
- Internet-based test: 92 (written section grade 22)
International15282 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15282 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
- SEK 155,000 per year
Living costs for Stockholm
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
Updated in the last 6 months
Check the official programme website for potential updates.