Materials Science and Technology (MSc)

University of Tartu Estonia

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The award

How long you will study
2 Years

Domestic course fees
find out

How you will study

Course starts

International course fees
EUR 5000 per year

All study options

About Materials Science and Technology at University of Tartu

Materials Science and Technology is a master’s programme with a focus on developing and commercialising new materials and their applications. Studies of materials science and the basics of entrepreneurship are combined with activities aimed at creating a product and its manufacturing technology.

The programme provides knowledge of theoretical principles of materials science, testing and investigation methods and development and design of materials. Students' development projects are done in cooperation with scientific laboratories where they also perform the experimental part of their master’s thesis.

Graduates can work as specialists in the area of materials development in manufacturing enterprises and research institutions, start and run new small and medium businesses handling with materials or continue their studies at doctoral level.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study2 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course feesEUR 5000 per year

Notes about fees for this course

The tuition fee for fee-paying students on this programme is 4400 euros per year. Note that tuition fees can only be paid once the new semester officially begins.

Altogether 15 study places are available on the programme. On the basis of the admission results, 10 best applicants will be given tuition-waiver scholarships. Applicants do not have to apply for the tuition-waiver separately, as they will be considered automatically for the competition.

Information about the rules and conditions for tuition-waiver scholarships as well as tuition fee payments is given here.

Information about other scholarships is available here.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

  • bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification in science, technology, or engineering, encompassing at least 45 ECTS in mathematics, physics, chemistry, materials science or engineering
  • English language proficiency – acceptable tests and exempt categories specified here

Applications are evaluated based on

  • the score of the motivation letter (yields 40% of the final score)
  • the average grade of the previous study level (yields 60% of the final score)

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