Master's Degree Programme, 2 years

MSc in Chemical Engineering

- About the programme

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Are you interested in an internationally recognized degree in chemical engineering? Chemical engineering involves the transformation of energy and raw materials into valuable and useful products. Maybe you would like to study topics related to oil and gas processing, or to specialize in CO2 separation?

We offer a two-year international MSc programme with full integration of Norwegian and foreign students where all teaching is in English. All courses are 7.5 ECTS credits and in addition to courses offered by our department, suitable courses from other departments can be chosen. You can choose from a range of specializations:

  • Catalysis
  • Colloid and polymer chemistry
  • Process systems engineering
  • Environmental engineering and reactor technology
  • Bioenergy and fibertechnology

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Semester start 2014

Welcome to all new master students at the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Technology (NT). All new master students at the NT-faculty must be present in week 34 when the semester starts. The programme of the introductory week varies among the different study programmes, and you will receive detailed information by email when the admission process is completed. Attendance is compulsory this week, so please make sure that you will be able to attend. An voerview of compulsory Faculty activities, please see Semester start information. The lectures in master courses will in most cases begin in week 35.

International student? Make sure that you attend the Orientation week in week 33 (starts August 11th), including the Matriculation Ceremony Tuesday August 12th.

If you have any questions, please contact study advisors at the NT-faculty by email:

International Master's Application Deadlines

International applicants**

The application form opens in October 2014.

**Self-financed and Quota Scheme

Norwegian/Nordic applicants

The 1 March (15 April)* application deadline may apply if you have a bachelor's degree from Norway/Nordic country or are a Norwegian/Nordic citizen.

efer to these admission procedures for more information.

Two years Master

1st semester, autumn:
Process Control
Reaction Kinetics and Catalysis
Transport Phenomena
Process Design, Project

2nd semester spring:
Surface and Colloid Chemistry
Polymer Chemistry
Chemical Process System Engineering
Reactor Technology
Petrochemistry and Oil Refining
Thermodynamic Methods

3rd semester, autumn:
Specialization courses and specialization project within one of these fields:

  • Catalysis
  • Colloid and Polymer Chemistry
  • Reactor Technology
  • Separation and Environmental Technology
  • Process Systems Engineering
  • Paper and Fiber Technology

One additional course

4th semester, spring:
Master's thesis