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.

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  • 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.

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Specialisation Courses

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

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.
Program taught in:
  • English

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