Integrated Master`s Degree Chemical Engineering

The work developed by a student during one academic year, according to the indicative plan of the course and on a full time basis, totals 60 ECTS.


Common Core

Course unit title Year Regime Type Subject area ECTS credits
Calculus I 1 1st Semester Compulsory CB 6.0
General Chemistry 1 1st Semester Compulsory CB 6.0
Introduction to Chemical Engineering 1 1st Semester Compulsory EQ 6.0
Linear Algebra and Analytical Geometry 1 1st Semester Compulsory CB 6.0
Physics I 1 1st Semester Compulsory CB 6.0
Analytical Chemistry 1 2nd Semester Compulsory CB 6.0
Calculus II 1 2nd Semester Compulsory CB 6.0
Introduction to Biological Processes 1 2nd Semester Compulsory CEQ 6.0
Organic Chemistry 1 2nd Semester Compulsory CB 6.0
Physics II 1 2nd Semester Compulsory CB 6.0
Course unit title Year Regime Type Subject area ECTS credits
Applied Computing 2 1st Semester Compulsory CC 6.0
Calculus III 2 1st Semester Compulsory CB 6.0
Chemical Thermodynamics 2 1st Semester Compulsory CEQ 6.0
Material and Energy Balances 2 1st Semester Compulsory EQ 6.0
Transport phenomena I 2 1st Semester Compulsory EQ 6.0
Chemical Engineering Laboratories I 2 2nd Semester Compulsory EQ 6.0
Introduction to Materials and Characterization 2 2nd Semester Compulsory EQ 6.0
Modeling Simulation and Optimization 2 2nd Semester Compulsory EQ 6.0
Physical Chemistry of Surfaces 2 2nd Semester Compulsory CEQ 6.0
Transport phenomena II 2 2nd Semester Compulsory EQ 6.0
Course unit title Year Regime Type Subject area ECTS credits
Applied Statistics 3 1st Semester Compulsory CC 6.0
Chemical Reactors I 3 1st Semester Compulsory EQ 6.0
Instrumentation and Analytical Techniques 3 1st Semester Compulsory EQ 6.0
Process Separations I 3 1st Semester Compulsory EQ 6.0
Transport phenomena III 3 1st Semester Compulsory EQ 6.0
Chemical Engineering Laboratories II 3 2nd Semester Compulsory EQ 6.0
Chemical Reactors II 3 2nd Semester Compulsory EQ 6.0
Industrial Facilities and Equipments 3 2nd Semester Compulsory EQ 6.0
Management and Entrepreneurship 3 2nd Semester Compulsory CC 6.0
Separation Processes II 3 2nd Semester Compulsory EQ 6.0

Areas of expertise


Specialization in Biosystems

Course unit title Year Course unit code Duration Type Subject area ECTS credits
Biochemical Engineering 4 02021334 1st Semester Compulsory EQ 5.0
Chemical Engineering of Molecular Basis 4 02021323 1st Semester Compulsory EQ 5.0
Industrial Effluents and Residues 4 01004240 1st Semester Compulsory EQ 5.0
Polymer Science 4 02021340 1st Semester Compulsory EQ 5.0
Biomaterials 4 02021355 2nd Semester Compulsory EQ 5.0
Introduction to Process Design 4 02021276 2nd Semester Compulsory EQ 3.0
Processes Supervision 4 01004255 2nd Semester Compulsory EQ 5.0
Product Design 4 02021265 2nd Semester Compulsory EQ 7.0
Advanced Modeling and Simulation Techniques 4 02021301 1st Semester Elective * EQ 5.0
Biosensores and Biomedical Signals 4 02021411 1st Semester Elective * EQ 5.0
Disperse Systems Technologies 4 02021399 1st Semester Elective * EQ 5.0
Electrochemistry and Corrosion 4 02005785 1st Semester Elective * EQ 5.0
Paper Science and Technology 4 02021422 1st Semester Elective * EQ 5.0
Process Improvement Management 4 02021433 1st Semester Elective * CEQ 5.0
Project and Operations Management 4 02021287 1st Semester Elective * EQ 5.0
Quality Systems Engineering 4 02021298 1st Semester Elective * CEQ 5.0
Signal & Image Processing and Analysis 4 02021444 1st Semester Elective * EQ 5.0
Tissue Engineering 4 02021400 1st Semester Elective * EQ 5.0
Drug Development and Pharmaceutical Processes 4 02021456 2nd Semester Elective * EQ 5.0
Energy and Biofuels 4 02004059 2nd Semester Elective * EQ 5.0
Industrial Pollution Control Technologies 4 02021489 2nd Semester Elective * EQ 5.0
Nanotechnology 4 02021467 2nd Semester Elective * EQ 5.0
Process Integration and Intensification 4 02021312 2nd Semester Elective * EQ 5.0
Pulp Science and Tecnology 4 02021478 2nd Semester Elective * EQ 5.0
Course unit title Year Course unit code Duration Type Subject area ECTS credits
Chemical Process Safety 5 02021366 1st Semester Compulsory EQ 5.0
Process Design 5 02021377 1st Semester Compulsory EQ 15.0
Sustainability and Industrial Ecology 5 02021388 1st Semester Compulsory EQ 5.0
Dissertation in Chemical Engineering 5 02004267 2nd Semester Compulsory EQ 30.0

Specialization in Process, Environment and Energy

Course unit title Year Course unit code Duration Type Subject area ECTS credits
Advanced Modeling and Simulation Techniques 4 02021301 1st Semester Compulsory EQ 5.0
Industrial Effluents and Residues 4 01004240 1st Semester Compulsory EQ 5.0
Project and Operations Management 4 02021287 1st Semester Compulsory EQ 5.0
Quality Systems Engineering 4 02021298 1st Semester Compulsory CEQ 5.0
Introduction to Process Design 4 02021276 2nd Semester Compulsory EQ 3.0
Process Integration and Intensification 4 02021312 2nd Semester Compulsory EQ 5.0
Processes Supervision 4 01004255 2nd Semester Compulsory EQ 5.0
Product Design 4 02021265 2nd Semester Compulsory EQ 7.0
Biochemical Engineering 4 02021334 1st Semester Elective * EQ 5.0
Biosensores and Biomedical Signals 4 02021411 1st Semester Elective * EQ 5.0
Chemical Engineering of Molecular Basis 4 02021323 1st Semester Elective * EQ 5.0
Disperse Systems Technologies 4 02021399 1st Semester Elective * EQ 5.0
Electrochemistry and Corrosion 4 02005785 1st Semester Elective * EQ 5.0
Paper Science and Technology 4 02021422 1st Semester Elective * EQ 5.0
Polymer Science 4 02021340 1st Semester Elective * EQ 5.0
Process Improvement Management 4 02021433 1st Semester Elective * CEQ 5.0
Signal & Image Processing and Analysis 4 02021444 1st Semester Elective * EQ 5.0
Tissue Engineering 4 02021400 1st Semester Elective * EQ 5.0
Biomaterials 4 02021355 2nd Semester Elective * EQ 5.0
Drug Development and Pharmaceutical Processes 4 02021456 2nd Semester Elective * EQ 5.0
Energy and Biofuels 4 02004059 2nd Semester Elective * EQ 5.0
Industrial Pollution Control Technologies 4 02021489 2nd Semester Elective * EQ 5.0
Nanotechnology 4 02021467 2nd Semester Elective * EQ 5.0
Pulp Science and Tecnology 4 02021478 2nd Semester Elective * EQ 5.0
Course unit title Year Course unit code Duration Type Subject area ECTS credits
Chemical Process Safety 5 02021366 1st Semester Compulsory EQ 5.0
Process Design 5 02021377 1st Semester Compulsory EQ 15.0
Sustainability and Industrial Ecology 5 02021388 1st Semester Compulsory EQ 5.0
Dissertation in Chemical Engineering 5 02004267 2nd Semester Compulsory EQ 30.0

The optional course units are offered on a yearly basis, depending on the availability of the Organic Unit