The Sustainable Chemical and Process Engineering programme covers many scientific and technological areas essential for human well-being: a clean environment and the sustainable use of natural resources. Studies at the department provide a broad basis for specialisation in sustainable, environmentally friendly processes and products, including waste minimisation, biofuels, energy efficiency and chemicals from nature. By creating experts in the field of sustainable chemical and process engineering, the programme provides good competitive skills for a successful career as an engineer, with also a solid foundation for postgraduate studies.
Career or after graduation opportunities
Through the programme, students gain a deeper knowledge of sustainable chemical and process engineering and have a unique opportunity to take part in future developments of its field. Students gain top-level expertise for work in the chemical and process industries as well as in scientific research.
Most students in Sustainable Chemical and Process Engineering at Åbo Akademi University do their Master's thesis at or in collaboration with companies. The programme provides broad skills that are relevant in a wide spectrum of activities, ranging from industrial production to research and innovation, and gives a solid foundation for an international career.