Second year: Biomaterials Science (N5T) 30 ECTS

Obligatory if not included in prior studies (10 ECTS)

CHEM-E2100

Polymer Synthesis

5 ECTS

I

CHEM-E2130

Polymer Properties

5 ECTS

II

 

 

Elective courses (to reach 30 ECTS)

CHEM-E1110

Lignocellulose chemistry

5 ECTS

I

CHEM-E2140

 

Cellulose-based fibres

5 ECTS

I-II

CHEM-E2195

Interfacial Phenomena in Renewable Materials Research Project P V

5-10 ECTS

I, II, III, IV, V

CHEM-E2200

Polymer Blends and Composites

5 ECTS

I

CHEM-E2210

Product Development – Project Course

10 ECTS

II-V

CHEM-E2145

Polymer Reaction Engineering

5 ECTS

III-V

CHEM-E1150

Biomass Pretreatment and Fractionation

5 ECTS

III-V

CHEM-E2165

Computer aided visualization and scientific presentation

3-5 ECTS

V

CHEM-EV

Individual study in Biomaterials Science

5-10 ECTS

I-II

CHEM-E5120

Interfaces and Nanomaterials

5 ECTS

I

 

One language course supporting the master’s thesis writing may be included.

max 5 ECTS

 

 

 

The Master’s Thesis (30 ECTS)

 

Master’s thesis in Aalto University is equivalent to 30 ECTS. Aalto University sets the following formal requirements for the Master’s thesis:

(i)                the topic of the thesis has to be accepted by Aalto University,

(ii)              the supervisor or co-supervisor of the thesis must be a professor in Aalto University,

(iii)           master’s thesis must have one or two advisors, holding minimum M.Sc. degree,

(iv)            the thesis must be assessed at Aalto University.

The Master’s thesis work is typically done in collaboration with one or more industrial companies, and the advisor(s) can also be from industry. The topic, supervisor, advisor(s), and the language for the thesis are approved officially by the Degree Programme Committee.