How can you design a slow-release drug system and produce it in sufficient amounts? How can we make biodiesel from the Jatropha plant? How can we use waste products for pharmaceutical purposes?
These are some of the interesting questions you will be able to answer once you have completed the Master's degree programme in Chemical Engineering in Groningen.
The two-year programme offers two specialisations: - Product Technology - Water Technology
The latter specialisation in Water Technology is offered in collaboration with other institutions skilled in this field of expertise: two other Dutch universities and the Wetsus Academy.
Why in Groningen?
- Chemical Engineers from Groningen are known for their flexibility and all-round skills - Chemistry field in Groningen has CHE Excellence Label - A lot of graduates make a career at major companies
Chemical engineers from the University of Groningen are known for their flexibility and all-round skills. As a graduate, you could choose a career in a company like Corus, DSM, Akzo Nobel or Philips. Major IT companies are also keen to recruit chemical engineers from Groningen. Job possibilities in the region are expanding rapidly. Groningen is developing new industry and there is a high demand for well-trained new staff. You could also decide on a research position at a university.
- Work for multinationals like Philips and Akzo Nobel - Work for a major IT company - PhD research position
A Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering with elements of (polymer) chemistry . Interested candidates with a background in the field of food/biotechnology will be evaluated on a case by case basis.This is merely an indication of required background knowledge. The admissions board determines whether the specific contents of this/these course(s) meet the admission requirements of the master programme for which you applied.