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The STEM curriculum: choose an international experience to obtain a masters degree in chemical engineering 

Within the Masters in Chemical and Process Engineering, the STEM curriculum will foster you to chemical enginering career opportunities in an international scenario

A Masters Degree in chemical engineering is key to professional success in several modern and innovative industrial sectors.

Smart materials, sustainable processes for energy production, industrial biotechnologies, and advanced pharmaceutical applications are only some of the examples of sectors where the expertise of chemical engineers is sought and highly rewarded.

Furthermore, the conventional world-players as the chemical and Oil&Gas field are facing a context of increasing innovation and internationalization, thus requiring global competences and higher qualifications of the chemical engineers recruited.

Within the Masters in Chemical and Process Engineering, the STEM (Sustainable Technologies and biotechnologies for Energy and Materials) curriculum was built to meet these needs.

The course is a two-years Master “second cycle Degree” officially recognized under the “Bologna Process”, requiring the students to obtain 120 ECTS. The program is two years in duration and is divided into four terms. In the first year, courses are mainly oriented to address basic issues of the Master’s studies: advanced thermodynamics and transport phenomena, introduction to basic design, and introduction to industrial safety.

In the second year, compulsory courses (36 ECTS) and electives (12 ECTS) focus on specialized topics, such as materials, energy and environmental processes, and industrial biotechnologies.

Two alternatives are possible: in the Bologna Campus, courses are tailorized to deepen knowledge and skills on biotechnologies and materials. In the Ravenna Campus, courses on off-shore engineering and up-stream Oil&Gas technologies are offered, together with internships in companies active in the design and construction of Oil&Gas off-shore systems and facilities.

In both Campuses, second year electives (12 ECTS) can be selected from several topics, ranging from structural engineering to environmental applications and industrial safety.

At the end of the program, a degree titled "Master in Chemical and Process Engineering" (Laurea Magistrale in Ingegneria Chimica e di Processo, Classe LM-22) is awarded and is valid under Italian law.

A Dual Degree Agreement is active with Columbia University in the City of New York (USA). Applicants, upon completing successfully the program, will obtain both the Laurea Magistrale in Chemical and Process Engineering from Bologna University and the Master of Science in Chemical Engineering from Columbia University.

Graduates of the program will have the training to go on to work in numerous fields, including the conventional chemical and process industry (petrochemical, specialty chemicals, pharmaceutical), the wide-spread energy industrial sectors (up-stream and down-stream Oil&Gas, energy generation, green energy production), and many other specific sectors (material production, food technologies, industrial biotechnologies, etc.). Completion of the STEM Masters degree can also lead to entering PhD. level studies.

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