The interdisciplinary master’s program Chemical and Pharmaceutical Engineering at TU Graz connects the natural sciences of chemistry and pharmacy with the engineering field of chemical and process engineering. In this one-of-a-kind study, you work together with internationally recognized lecturers in well-equipped laboratories. The study qualifies you to conduct high-quality national and international and to develop innovative chemical and pharmaceutical production systems for industry.

The interdisciplinary master’s program Chemical and Pharmaceutical Engineering at TU Graz connects the natural sciences of chemistry and pharmacy with the engineering field of chemical and process engineering. In this one-of-a-kind study, you work together with internationally recognized lecturers in well-equipped laboratories. The study qualifies you to conduct high-quality national and international and to develop innovative chemical and pharmaceutical production systems for industry.

Content

Compulsory Subjects

  • You become familiar with the most current theories, principles and methods in the engineering sciences.
  • You consider the economic and legal aspects of chemical and process engineering.
  • You deal with, for example, chemical engineering, particle process engineering, chemical thermodynamics and applied analytics.
  • You can specialize in the area of pharmaceutical process engineering.

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Specialisation subjects

You may choose one of 2 areas of specialization:

  • CHEMICAL ENGINEERING: In this area specialization, you gain expertise in chemical and process engineering and learn about the mission of the chemical industries of the future – to develop sustainable and economical chemical processes.
  • PHARMACEUTICAL ENGINEERING: Intelligent pharmaceutical products will revolutionize medical care: Personalised products can be customized to fit the age, sex and lifestyle of individual patients. You learn ways to develop pharmaceutical products more quickly and reduce production costs.

Catalogues of elective courses

You may choose courses from the following catalogs of elective courses:

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Pharmaceutical Engineering
  • Technical Chemistry

Career Options

  • Chemical and pharmaceutical research
  • Chemical and petrochemical industry
  • Pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industry
  • Food industry
  • Industrial environmental protection
  • Public authorities

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

Graduates work in the chemical industry, for example, in research, throughout product and process development, plant design and production. They deal with all aspects of the planning and operation of plants, such as in their economy, ecology and safety.

Photocredit: Lunghammer – TU Graz

PHARMACEUTICAL ENGINEERING

Graduates work in the pharmaceutical industry and provide links between drug development and production. They also work in pharmaceutical process development, pilot projects and scale-up, and quality assurance in production as well as in the introduction of new production methods. In research fields, they develop new methods for drug manufacture and deal with topics such as nanotechnology and process simulation.

During your studies, you will have the chance to improve and enhance your social and soft skills, for example, through project work, during lectures, while conducting written work and working in teams.

Program taught in:
English

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