In the Chemical engineering major in Aalto Bachelor's Programme in Science and Technology students learn the basic skills and knowledge required for a transition from an oil-based to a sustainable society. Utilizing natural resources is vital for a sustainable way of living and will be crucial for future economic growth, as it will provide also new business opportunities.
The focus of the major is on biotechnology and biomaterials, complementing the strong basics in mathematics and programming obtained in the basic studies. Harnessing the tools offered by chemistry, biochemistry, biotechnology and engineering the major introduces how bio-based “thinking” will help in finding novel solutions to make this world more sustainable and create innovative products and solutions for applications ranging from construction materials and textiles to biofuels and medicine.
This skills combination is very powerful and allows you to specialize in many fields of chemistry and biotechnology as well as life science related topics in your further Master studies.
This Chemical Engineering major from Aalto University gives you opportunity to select various MSc level study paths, after which many doors are open to you. You can for example:
- Select a researcher career focusing on topics that interest you most
- Aim at chemical industry, which has a huge global impact, and in Finland covers about 1/5 of industrial production and export
- Serve society in various ways
- You will get basic knowledge of chemistry and biochemistry.
- Furthermore, you will be offers to material sciences and polymer technology, related natural raw materials, product design, and related industrial processes.
- Your knowledge will be finally combined in a Bachelor thesis with a topic relevant to your studies.
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
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All applicants must fulfill the general eligibility requirements for higher education. You are eligible to apply if you have completed or will complete during spring one of the following degrees:
- Finnish matriculation examination
- International Baccalaureate degree (IB)
- European Baccalaureate degree (EB)
- Deutsches Internationales Abitur degree (DIA) or Reifeprüfung degree (RP) in Finland
- A degree or qualification completed outside Finland that in the awarding country gives eligibility for university studies
- A Finnish vocational upper secondary qualification, further vocational qualification or specialist vocational qualification as set in the Vocational Education Act
- Advanced International Certificate of Education -degree (AICE)
International12000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12000 EUR per year during 36 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 36 months.
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