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Masters and PhD programmes


The purpose of the MSc degree is to master the scientific method, with emphasis on critical evaluation of all information and data. There are two routes available for achieving a Masters degree.

A student may register for a full research Masters or take a Coursework Masters degree in one of the following:

  • Bioprocess engineering
  • Catalytic process engineering
  • Hydrometallurgical engineering


The purpose of the PhD degree is to develop new insights in the field of Chemical Engineering.

Doctoral degrees are always full-time research programmes, and can be taken in any of the departmental research interest areas.

These are are:

  • Bioprocess engineering
  • Catalysis
  • Minerals processing
  • Hydrometallurgy
  • Environmental engineering
  • Crystallization and precipitation
  • Chemical engineering education