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MScTimber Industry Engineering: Materials (wood, paper, plastic, glass)(ISCED 543)

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skk.uni-sopron.hu/timberindustry-msc 

Overview

Programme description:
The MSc Timber Industry Engineering Programme is unique to our university in Hungary and aims at the comprehensive utilization of wood and wood based materials: from materials characterization to high value added products and from processing to economic and environmental aspects. The goal of the course is professional training in wood processing and utilization: achieving a high-level theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the technical, environmental and financial aspects of wood utilization and processing, attaining a level of theoretical understanding that, along with the vocational training, enables the graduate to assume an active role in future technical developments, and to further his or her education by entering a PhD programme. Timber industry engineers are welcome in the primary and secondary processing of wood (sawmills, furniture factories, wood construction companies, etc.) in research institutes and universities globally.

Entry requirements:
BSc degree in a Technic/Technology/Biology related field.

Entrance exam:
Yes

Type of entrance exam:
oral

Entrance exam location:
Hungary

Entrance exam description:
Based on an oral interview (via phone or skype) and degree certificate (type, exams, grades) a recruiting committee desides upon enrollment.

Contact:
Ms. Vera Tolvaj
Faculty Doctoral and International Officer
tolvaj.vera@uni-sopron.hu

Preparatory year available:
No

Specialisation year available:
No

Minimum number of scholarship holders:
1

Maximum number of scholarship holders:
10

Link:
skk.uni-sopron.hu/timberindustry-msc

Programme structure

Collect of 120 ECTS from the subjects, including credits of elective subjects.

Basic sciences courses: 20 -36 ECTS
Mathematics, physics, chemistry, electronics, computer aided design

Human and economic modul: 10-20 ECTS
Corporate finance, basic legal studies, management

Core professional modul: 10-30 ECTS
Machine elements, wood utilization, wood protection, environmental protection

Professional elective: 46-60 ECTS
Wood processing, quality control, wood based composites, saw milling technologies, automatics, glueing and finishing, Company management, marketing etc.

Final degree project: 30 ECTS

Not available for applying at the moment

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States