University Master’s Degree in Nanoscience, Materials and Processes: Chemical Technology at the Frontier

Universitat Rovira i Virgili

Program Description

University Master’s Degree in Nanoscience, Materials and Processes: Chemical Technology at the Frontier

Universitat Rovira i Virgili

The aim of this programme is to train new professionals in the field of nanotechnology, materials and chemical engineering. It is of particular interest for graduates in any of the branches of the experimental sciences and technologies (chemistry, chemical engineering, biochemistry, biotechnology, physics, quantum chemistry, biological chemistry, microbiology, etc.) and it clearly prepares them for future research.

The students will acquire the skills required for them to join universities, research institutes, industry and services with a strong sense of innovation, development and entrepreneurial vision.

Collaborating Institutions

  • Universitat de Barcelona
  • Institut de Microelectrònica de Barcelona
  • Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia, ICIQ

Admission

The Master's Degree is aimed at graduates in scientific-technological disciplines or the health sciences. Therefore the Master’s Degree is designed for candidates holding a bachelor’s degree in any of the branches of the experimental sciences and technologies: chemistry, chemical engineering, biochemistry, biotechnology, physics, materials, quantum chemistry, biological chemistry, microbiology, etc.). It clearly prepares students for future careers in research.

Specific documentation required

As well as the compulsory general documentation required for pre-enrolment on the programme, you must also submit the following documents:

  • Letter of motivation/declaration of intent for academic coordination.
  • Proof of higher competence in English than the minimum required (Level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages or equivalent). In the unlikely event that the student cannot demonstrate this level, there will be an oral interview in which the reading, writing and listening level will be assessed)

Optionally, you can also submit other training relevant to the content of the master's degree (courses, seminars and other training activities, supported by the adequate accreditation documents) and Extended visits to English-speaking countries (at least 12 weeks, accredited by the appropriate documents).

Selection criteria

  1. Suitability of the access degree: Up to 20 points. Degrees will be graded using the following scale:
    • Graduates in the field of engineering, natural sciences and health sciences: up to 20 points.
    • Other: 0 points.
  2. Transcript of records of the university degree that gives access to the master: up to 40 points.
  3. Higher competence in English than the minimum required (Level B1 or equivalent). In the unlikely event that the student cannot demonstrate this level, there will be an oral interview in which the reading, writing and listening level will be assessed): up to 20 points.
  4. Other training (courses, seminars and other training activities, supported by the adequate accreditation documents) relevant to the content of the master’s degree: up to 10 points.
  5. Extended visits to English-speaking countries (at least 12 weeks, accredited by the appropriate documents): up to 10 points.

However, when there is no shortage of places on the course, students may be admitted without being prioritized on merit.

Career opportunities

Graduates in the University Master's Degree in Nanoscience, Materials and Processes: Chemical Technology at the Frontier are capable of working in:

  • Research at universities and research institutes. The master's degree is a requirement for being admitted to a PhD programme and the key to a future career as a researcher.
  • Research, development and innovation in industries based on new scientific and technical knowledge (biotechnology, microelectronics, telecommunications, energy storage, new materials, etc.) and traditional industries (chemical, pharmaceutical, biomedical, ceramics, textiles, etc.) interested in innovation.
  • Management, control and strategic planning of nanotechnological techniques, products and processes in the electronics industry, telecommunications, biomedicine, biotechnology, pharmacology, etc.
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated September 26, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Oct. 2019
Duration
Duration
1 year
Part time
Full time
Price
Price
2,913 EUR
Full-time price. It includes registration of ECTS, compulsory insurance and administrative taxes.
Information
Deadline
Locations
Spain - Tarragona, Catalonia
Start date : Oct. 2019
Application deadline Request Info
End date Sept. 30, 2019
Dates
Oct. 2019
Spain - Tarragona, Catalonia
Application deadline Request Info
End date Sept. 30, 2019
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