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Polymers and Composites

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24 months
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Type of institution
Research University

Program description

As a polymer chemist or technologist you will work on the development of new materials, in which both the synthesis and the processing with the desired properties are of great importance.

The special Master’s track in Polymers and Composites will train you to become a chemical engineer with a high level of professional expertise in the field of polymer chemistry and technology. You will be able to specialize in a specific subject within the research field by means of electives, your final project and the internship of your choice. You can also opt to broaden your knowledge in polymers and related fields. The track also gives attention to social developments and issues.

This degree will give you a wide range of options in the labor market. Governments also employ large numbers of chemical engineers, for example in environmental departments, water boards and in healthcare. In addition, many of our graduates can be found in design and patent bureaus. The track has a strong international position because of the presence of a number of leading research schools and institutes.

To educate chemical engineers at an academic level in one of the specializations offered. The engineer will be a broadly oriented, flexible and critically thinking professional. He/She will be able to provide technical/scientific solutions for problems and questions related to process and product engineering, taking into account the economic, social, environmental and ethical aspects.

About Eindhoven University of Technology

Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) is a research university specializing in engineering science & technology. Our education, research and knowledge valorization contribute to:

- science for society: solving the major societal issues and boosting prosperity and welfare by focusing on the Strategic Areas of Energy,  Health and Smart Mobility
- science for industry: the development of technological innovation in cooperation with industry
- science for science: progress in engineering sciences through excellence in key research cores and innovation in education

Excellent Education
We see it as our duty to train engineers to possess a sound scientific basis and scientific depth. They also have the necessary skills to successfully flourish in social sectors and functions.

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Admission requirements

Previous education

a relevant Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent)

Additional subject

Depending on previous education the admission committee of the master's program defines a deficiency program.

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