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MScTechnology of Wood, Plastics and Textiles

Tallinn University of Technology
Estonia, Tallinn
School of Engineering Estonia, Ehitajate tee 5, Tallinn, 19086
Tuition fee €3,300 per year

Free for EU students

Full tuition fee waivers available
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Application fee €100 one-time

The application fee is non-refundable!
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Overview

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. The programme also emphasises 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.

Programme structure

The 2 year (120 ECTS) curriculum comprises the following modules:

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.

Career opportunities

The programme gives students vocational and professional preparation for working in the international engineering industry as a designer/constructor, specialist, industrial engineer or middle manager. This curriculum gives valuable knowledge and the practical experience necessary to work with customised furniture projects (hotels, restaurants, public sector buildings, cruise ships) or material selection and technology development for plastic products manufacturing. Skills in CAD/CAM engineering work in connection with knowledge about the technological properties of wood-, laminates, plywood, chipboard, medium density fibreboard, plastics, metals, leather, textiles and composite materials that might come in handy for different professions.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
Application deadline
Apr 1, 2020 23:59
Europe/Tallinn time
Studies commence
Aug 31, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States