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Master's Degree Programme Technical Chemistry

In the master's degree programme Technical Chemistry at TU Graz, you put your chemical and technical knowledge into practice. Through the programme’s modular structure, you can choose individual specialisations to match your interests. Whether you improve construction materials, optimise chemical processes in industry, or work on the further development of batteries and other possibilities for chemical energy conversion – after your master's degree programme, countless career opportunities in Austria and abroad will be open to you.

Content

  • You deepen your knowledge of applied and technical chemistry and apply it in an interdisciplinary manner.
  • You specialise in a field of technical chemistry.
  • You learn the practical application of technical chemistry in industry and research.
  • You perform experiments in laboratories with modern equipment.
  • You assess the risks involved in handling substances and products and regarding processes.
  • You work on and interpret scientific problems independently – with individual supervision by teachers and researchers.
  • You conduct research and work independently and in a team, e.g. in laboratory courses, on projects and theses.
  • On funded study periods abroad, you improve your specialist English vocabulary and gain international research experience.
  • You carry out research projects with business partners and partner universities in Austria and abroad.
  • You present research results effectively.
  • You gain professional experience during traineeships or by working on your master’s thesis at renowned industrial partner institutions.

Specialisation Courses

  • Renewable Resources
  • Macromolecular Chemistry and Plastics Technology
  • Inorganic Substances and Electrochemistry

For the individual courses, please see the semester plan.

Young woman in front of a microscope presenting a petri dish. Photo source: Lunghammer - NAWI Graz
  • Duration of study: 4 semesters
  • ECTS credit points: 120
  • Academic degree: Diplom-Ingenieurin bzw. Diplom-Ingenieur (Dipl.Ing. oder DI), equivalent to the Master of Science (MSc)
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Admission requirements

Curriculum

Semester plan

Verena Theußl, Source: Kanizaj - TU Graz
Verena Theußl, master's degree student in Technical Chemistry

I study technical cemistry because I can use chemistry to understand the world better.

Experimenting with chemicals while wearing a lab coat is absolutely fantastic... that's what I particularly like about my studies, because I can use practice experience to understand the theories presented in the lectures better. You can describe virtually all the processes that take place in nature with chemistry.

Admission Requirements

According to the curriculum, graduates of the following bachelor’s programmes offered at TU Graz and University of Graz will be accepted without an admission procedure:

Graduates of all other degree programmes offered at the TU Graz or, in the case of a NAWI Graz programme, the University of Graz, also do not have to undergo the admission procedure. You can apply for admission at the Registration Office.


All other programme applicants must undergo the admission procedure.

Registration period for the academic year 2019/20:
15 October to 15 December 2018

Registration and admission procedure

Regulations for the admission procedure

Admission Deadlines

Winter semester 2018/19:

9 July to 30 November 2018

Summer semester 2019:

7 January to 30 April 2019


Please note:
You may need to complete an admission procedure before you can register for the programme.

Further informationen on admission

International degree programme applicants: admission and application deadlines

Career Options

Technical chemists work in the chemical industry and in industrial sectors where chemical processes are important, e.g. in material development, water resources management, environmental technology, or waste management.

  • They develop and test new substances and materials.
  • They improve construction materials for the construction industry.
  • They work on new developments in the field of environmental technology, e.g. in recycling, plastics technology, or pollutant containment.
  • They develop organic conductors and semiconductors for the IT sector.
  • They manage technical research projects in industry and business.

 

 

 

 

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