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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Courses and programme structure


You can find the complete programme structure here.


Relevant courses:


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

Application Deadlines

15 APRIL: Norwegian applicants
If you are a Norwegian citizen and hold a bachelor's degree from Norway. See admission procedures.

1 MARCH: Nordic applicants
The 1 March deadline may apply if you have a bachelor's degree from a Nordic country or are a Nordic citizen. See
 admission procedures.

15 JANUARY: International applicants
The online application is now closed for international students. Next intake is August 2016, the application form will open autumn 2015.