Process Technology

Education and research in Process Technology is given high priority at Telemark University College (TUC), and there are strong links to the local process industry which is part of the largest industrial cluster in Norway. The local industry includes production of cement, polymers, fertilisers, different industrial gases, solar cell wafers, and metal alloys. In addition to the research activity at TUC, strong industrial research centres are also located in the region. In Norway, offshore acitivty is of high importance, giving an advanced oil and gas industry. The educational and research programmes at TUC focus on onshore as well as offshore activities, and the programmes are at high international level. The research networks involve many universities and industrial companies. The M.Sc. programme in Process Teechnology is industrially oriented, with emphasize on applied science and close cooperation with local and regional industrial companies. The main strategic field of technological research at TUC is Gas and Energy Systems, and this programme emphasizes key components of process technology within this field of researc. The following key topics are covered in this M.Sc. programme: Process and reactor design, Process equipment design, Powder treatment and transport, Multiphase flow, Technical safety and prevention of hazards, Fluid flow and analysis including CFD, Membranes, Combustion, Thermodynamics, Separation technology. The programme includes a R&D group project with external partners, project management training and an individual thesis, to be carried out during the final (fourth) semester. Courses also emphasize student participation, with individual and group exercises, and offer the introduction to advanced computer based tools as well as practical laboratory and field work.

Application deadline December 1
Formal prerequisites Completed B.Sc./B.Eng.degree in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.

The requirement for English proficiency for applicants with a bachelor degree from outside the Nordic countries may be met in one of the following ways:
International English Language Testing Service (IELTS) with a minimum score of 6.0. An IELTS test is only valid for two years. You must take the Academic test.
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of 550 for a paperbased test, a score of at least 210 for a computer-based test or minimum 80 for an internet-based test. A TOEFL test is only valid for two years.
Bachelor’s degree from UK, USA, Canada, Australia, Ireland or New Zealand with English as the language of instruction.
Since the language of instruction is English we do not require Norwegian profiency.
Tuition No tuition fees
Degree level Master
City Porsgrunn, Norway
Credits 120
Language of teaching English
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