MSc in Technology of Wood, Plastics and TextilesTallinn University of Technology
About this program
MSc in Technology of Wood, Plastics and Textiles
This programme emphasises on the basic practical knowledge of CAD-engineering programmes and CAM-manufacturing technologies as they are extremely important in every industrial sector all over the world. The curriculum gives students the unique opportunity to implement their individual research projects in collaboration with various companies. Teaching is organised into modules combining lectures, seminars and laboratory work in the recently renovated laboratory of Polymer Physics and Technology, which is equipped with state-of- the-art devices.
- Degree: Master of Science in Engineering (MSc)
- Duration: 2 years
- Faculty: School of Engineering
- Study Load: 120 ECTS
- Mode of Study: Full-time study
Applicants will need the following:
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in natural sciences or technical fields.
- Motivation letter
- Online interview
- GRE General Test
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Curriculum outline (120 ECTS):
- General studies - cover courses about project planning, entrepreneurship and management.
- Core studies - include courses about materials' testing, structure of wood, plastic, textile and composite materials, CAD/CAM technologies in furniture, plastics and garment industry, etc.
- Special studies - students can specialise in wood technology or technology of plastics and textiles.
- The courses cover technologies in the woodworking and furniture industry, the technology of plastics industry, technologies and equipment of the textile and garment industry, etc.
- Free choice courses - students can choose from a wide variety of courses offered at the university.
- Graduation thesis - scientific or engineering project that is based on the special studies module individual research projects performed during studies.
Scholarships & funding
A tuition fee waiver is a scholarship that grants free education based on the points gained in the course of admission. It is automatically awarded to the best candidates according to the points gained in the course of admission. Scholarship is awarded for the whole study period.
Tuition Fee: non-EU - 4000 EUR/year
EU citizens are exempt from tuition fees for this programme.
Graduates of this programme will be awarded a Master of Science in Engineering (MSc).
The graduates of the programme possess skills applicable in a broad sphere, such as automation and robotics and mechatronics engineers in the industry; project managers and entrepreneurs and managers of innovative SMEs orientated towards developing cutting edge technology or medicinal devices; health and space industry; security; products combining hardware and ICT, etc. Active and bright mechatronics engineers are urgently needed in the fields of automatic production lines and robotics such as ABB or SIEMENS. Students can also continue their studies at PhD level in mechatronics or in a related field.
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A vision of today’s society is innovative, entrepreneurial, technologically advanced, and open to the world, and this is what Tallinn Unversity of Technology (TalTech) is applying for through internationally high-level studies and research. At TalTech, we make real things and develop...
Why study at Tallinn University of Technology
Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech) is the flagship in engineering and IT science and education in Estonia, providing higher education at all levels in engineering and technology, information technology, economics, science, and maritime. TalTech’s mission is to be a promoter of science, technology, and innovation and a leading provider of engineering and economic education in Estonia. The curricula are regularly updated to meet the needs of the labour market and strong private sector practitioners are involved. TalTech’s learning environment is also constantly evolving – several laboratories have been renovated and more and more teaching is done via e-channels. TalTech supports companies in organisational and product development. The Innovation and Business Centre Mektory brings together researchers, students, and entrepreneurs. Young people get inspiration, knowledge, and resources to establish and develop student start-ups. The university attaches great importance to the distinctive high standard of science and teaching and academic freedom. Thus, TalTech has become the first university in Estonia to offer a tenure-based academic career model.
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A small study group allows for the maximum learning experience, the facilities have most of the needed equipment to conduct research. Friendly and helpful atmosphere