Master of Science in Chemical and Process Engineering
University of Padova
EUR 2,700 / per year *
Earliest start date
02 Oct 2023
* our tuition fees will not exceed 2700 euros per year. Scholarship and fee waivers are available for international students
The Master’s degree program trains professionals able to interpret, formalize and solve complex problems related to the design, operation, and optimization of industrial processes where chemical, physical and biochemical transformations of material and energy are carried out. Focusing on raw materials selection, process and equipment design and operation, safety and environmental management as well as cross-disciplinary issues, the program offers both strong theoretical and application-oriented courses fostering skills and knowledge for sustainable engineering deployment in future society.
This is a European-accredited Master's engineering program according to the EUR-ACE system.
1st Year (required courses): Multiphase thermodynamics and transfer phenomena; Separation unit operations and process simulation; Chemical reaction engineering; Fluid dynamics simulation; Industrial process safety and risk analysis; Industrial chemical processes
2nd Year (required courses and activities): Process Dynamics and Control; Process design; Final project
Elective courses (shortlist): Data analytics and design of industrial experiments; Electrochemical energy storage technologies; Process technologies for carbon-neutral fuels; Membrane separation processes; Particle technology for the food and pharmaceutical industries; Polymer processing and recycling; Strategic environmental management; Business management; Food and bioproduct technologies
Graduates are freelance or employed engineers working in chemical, petrochemical, oil, food, pharmaceutical, biotechnological industry; electronics, automotive and aerospace manufacturing industry; production, processing, and recycling of materials; energy; engineering and construction; environmental protection, circular economy, process safety; patent offices, academic and research institutions.
The University of Padua is ranked among the top 200 in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022 for Chemical Engineering.
It is also among the top 250 in the Times Higher Education's World University Rankings 2022 for Chemical EgineeringEngineering.