Chemical Technology and Engineering

Technology and innovation, it is safe to say, are the driving forces of the progress of humankind. However, this requires creative and well-versed engineering professionals. Professionals who understand more than just the terms “inorganic chemistry” or “organic chemistry”.

Are you interested in chemistry, innovation and technology, and are constantly thinking of original ideas? BSc in Chemical Technology and Engineering at KTU may be a perfect choice for you.

Bachelor in Chemical Technology and Engineering curriculum is designed to combine theoretical knowledge with technological skills, in-depth expertise of designing and carrying out industrial processes and laboratory practice.

Specialists in chemical engineering seek to create industrial innovations, design and manage technological systems. The growing needs of the society increase the demand for qualified chemical engineers in the job market who can analyse the chemical products, to expand knowledge and to form public opinion in the field of engineering. After completing these studies, you will be able to boast of such skills.

According to job market statistics, the employability of chemical engineers is among the highest – up to 70% of them are employed just after graduation.

  • The programme offers specialisations in the technology of inorganic materials or technology of organic materials
  • Contemporary labs with the newest equipment are available for the development of hands-on skills including those needed for modelling and designing processes while using software
  • Talented students can join an advanced study path of KTU GIFTed Community
Description of Study Programme Apply
Location Kaunas
Faculty of Chemical Technology
Cycle First cycle
Field Chemical Engineering
Language Lithuanian, English
Study mode and duration Full-time studies - 4 y. (Day-time)
Degree awarded Bachelor of Engineering Sciences
Specialisations Technology of Inorganic Materials,
Technology of Organic Materials
Yearly Price  i Full-time studies - 3426 €
Partial tuition fee waiver
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Entry requirements

Minimum requirements

IELTS ≥5.5, TOEFL ≥75, CEFR ≥B2, or equivalent

High school certificate

Maximum 3 years after high school graduation is eligible.

Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.

The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Russian.

The documents must be legalised (Apostille) by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country where the documents were issued. This requirement does not apply for the documents issued in the EU and Belarus, Ukraine.

IELTS ≥5.5, TOEFL ≥75, CEFR ≥B2, or equivalent

High school certificate

Minimum average grade (CGPA) > 60 % in each entry subject.

 

Score structure

Subject Coefficient Type
First subject

Mathematics

0,4

Final exam

Second subject

Chemistry or Physics

0,4

Final exam

Third subject

English language

0,2

IELTS, TOEFL, CEFR or equivalent

 

Tuition fee

The tuition fee applied for the academic year 2021-2022 is indicated below.

Full-time studies 3426 €
Price per credit 57,1 €
 
Foreign nationals with Lithuanian origins and EU citizens
Full-time studies 3426 €
Price per credit 57,1 €
Partial tuition fee waiver can be applied for the study price. Find more information HERE.

 

Financial support

 

 

 

 

 

Subjects of the study programme by semesters

Skills

Inorganic and organic materials: polymers, oil, cement, glass, fertilizers, ceramics – products, production, recycling, industry
Engineering – design, drawing, documenting, equipment, processes
Chemical technology – production, models, recipes, production, industry
Chemistry – analyses, analytical equipment, quality
Complexity of engineering sciences Variety of learned technologies Research Sciences Economic and social sciences

 

 

Values

Why @KTU?

No. 1 programme in Chemical Engineering in Lithuania

Ranked No. 1 in Lithuania among all the programmes in chemical and process engineering by the opinion of employers, students and international experts in 2016.

Why @KTU?

One of the largest Chemical Engineering laboratories in Europe

Students of this programme practice process management in one of the most modern and largest Chemical Engineering laboratories in the EU.

Why @KTU?

One of the highest remunerations in the market

Due to high demand of engineers and technologists, remuneration of the employees remains one of the highest.

 

Career

Student’s competences

– Demonstration of experimental skills in accordance with the study programme, analysis and assessment of experiment results;
– Adaptation of materials in accordance with their physical and chemical properties;
– Knowledge of the main principles of materials, energy balance and balance processes;
– Knowledge and management of technologies of oil, polymer, textile, fertilisers, binding materials and other products.
Student’s skills

– Able to apply knowledge of material and energy balance, equilibrium, process kinetics in formulation and solving of various complex chemical engineering problems;
– Able to design, model oil, polymer, silicate, fertilisers, textile, etc. products, processes and machinery for their production;
– Able to plan and conduct research of products and processes, use modern analytical equipment and software;
– Able to model chemical engineering processes using “Aspen Hysis” platform.

 

 

You may become

– Establishment and assurance of production methods, materials, quality and control standards according to the technical specifications;
– Establishment of control standards and procedures ensuring the procedure of chemical production, its effectiveness and safety of employees;
– Testing of the process of laboratory tests of new production stages and its performance.

– Performance of chemical research works, development or improvement of concepts, measures, theories and methods;
– Performance of experimental works, tests and analysis;
– Participation in the interdisciplinary scientific research and development projects in cooperation with specialists of various areas.

– Mounting, installation, control and setting of machinery and equipment;
– Control of reaction processes, measurement of chemical components;
– Production of samples and performance of chemical tests of standard products.

– Preparation of technical specifications for production and planning of systems layout;
– Management of maintenance of production buildings and equipment, and new projects according to the engineering principles and safety regulations;
– Consultations on new production methods, techniques and equipment.

– Installation, calibration, control and maintenance of laboratory devices and equipment;
– Collection, storage, classification and cataloguing of specimen and samples, and their preparation for experiments;
– Monitoring of tests, analysis of their results, performance of calculations, registration and preparation of reports applying appropriate scientific methods.

 

 

Testimonials

Ramūnas Miliauskas

Ramūnas Miliauskas

General Manager at AB "Achema"

 

A big part of the employees of AB "Achema", both amongst the managers and people working with complex equipment and technological processes, are graduates of KTU Faculty of Chemical Technology, who have required qualification and education. Company, which wants to remain competitive, needs specialists with a wide education in chemistry and engineering areas, who are able to analyse processes and apply modern technologies. Company's managers of functional departments are required to have systematic thinking, ability to formulate and solve the issues not only of their particular area, but of all branch of industry, to offer new solutions based on fundamentals of economics. "Achema" is actively involved in updating of study programmes and supports new research of chemical science, which enables renovation of present technologies. Company strongly encourages its employees to acquire higher education and continue studies in Chemical Engineering Master programme".

Marius Baltakys

Marius Baltakys

Production Manager at UAB "Matuizų plytinė"

 

During studies I started cooperation with industrial companies with the help of my lecturers. Even before graduation I already had many job offers. During studies I acquired a very wide range of technical knowledge, which I can use for development of new products, as well as introduction of new technologies in production. The company is constantly looking for the employees with higher education in chemical engineering.