|Study location||Estonia, Tallinn|
|Nominal duration||2 years (120 ECTS)|
|Awards||MSc (Master of Science in Engineering)|
|Course code||118837, KVEM|
|Tuition fee||€3,600 per year
Free for EU/EEA students
You can see available scholarship options here: www.taltech.ee/scholarships
|Application fee||€100 one-time
The application fee is 100 EUR per applicant, which enables to apply for 2 programmes. The application fee is non-refundable!
More information here: www.taltech.ee/apply
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in natural sciences or technical fields.
In order to qualify for the studies in Tallinn University of Technology an applicant has to have at least 60% of the highest possible CGPA.
GRE General Test result must be presented as it is a a preliminary requirement for applying. The required threshold score and other necessary information is available here.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Estonian.
It is required to upload the official translations along with the original education documents to the online application system.
To apply for the studies, an adequate proof of English language proficiency must be presented. Accepted certificates and required results are specified on our homepage.
The English language certificate should be valid at the moment of submitting the application.
The proof of English may only be waived if a candidate has completed secondary or higher education taught fully in English in one of the following countries: EU/EEA member states, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom. If you have completed studies in English but not on-site in the country named above, we ask you to present an internationally recognised test.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
For each programme you apply to, an individual motivation letter (statement of purpose) must be inserted.
Please provide the following:
NB! It is important to properly cite and reference any sources used in your motivation letter (quotations, publications, ideas etc. that are not your own). Neglecting the rules of referencing and citation is considered plagiarism and will result in the disqualification of your application.
Online interview and test – during the online interview a candidate must also complete a short test that is related to the chosen specialisation.
Specific requirements for Non-EU applicants:
Students who require a visa for entry to Estonia will have to apply separately for a Temporary Residence Permit for Study at the closest Estonian Embassy. Please find information about the terms of the Temporary Residence Permit for Study in Estonia on the website HERE
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.
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.
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.