Master of Science in Industrial Chemistry (Joint degree by TUM and NUS)

Technische Universität München Asia (TUM Asia)
Master's Degree
Study mode
2 years
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Entry Requirements

  • An applicant must have completed at least a 3-year Bachelor Degree (Honors) or European/German FH Diploma or its equivalent in areas of Chemical Engineering / Chemistry or closely related discipline from a university with recognized standing with at least a 2nd Upper Honors or equivalent.

English Language Skills

  • As the Programme instruction medium is English, the applicant must be able to demonstrate a satisfactory level of the language.
  • Applicant whose native tongue or medium of instruction from previous studies (Bachelor / FH Diploma) is not English must submit at least one of the following.
    • TOEFL: Recent score with a minimum of 605 for Paper-based test or 88 for Internet-based test or 234 for Computer-based test
    • IELTS): With academic IELTS result of at least 6.5
    • CAE (Certificate of Advanced English): Grade A, B or C


Pre-essential Module (Compulsory)

  • Business and Technical English

Core Modules

During the course work in semester 1&2, students will have to complete 4 core modules. Each module has 45 contact hours. They will take place at facilities at NUS or TUM Asia by TUM or NUS professors.

  • Chemical Business Administration
  • Organo-Metallic and Coordination Chemistry
  • Bioorganic Chemistry
  • Chemical Reaction Engineering

Specialization Modules (Choose 3 modules)

Specialization 1: Petroleum and Petrochemistry

  • Molecular and Heterogeneous Catalysis
  • Petroleum and Petrochemical Processes
  • Unit Operations

Specialization 2: Biochemistry

  • Biochemistry for Industrial Chemists
  • Cell Biology
  • Bioprocessing/Bioengineering

Specialization 3: General

  • One module from Specialization 1
  • One module from Specialization 2
  • One module from Specialization 1 or 2 or from Elective modules

Elective Modules (Choose 3)

  • Building Chemistry and Construction Chemicals (TUM)
  • Industrial Chemical Marketing (TUM)
  • Material Chemistry and Engineering (TUM)
  • Production Planning in Chemical Industry (TUM)
  • Water Chemistry & Industrial Requirements (TUM)

Cross-discipline Modules (Compulsory)

  • Legal Aspects in the Chemical Industry
  • International Intellectual Property Law

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