Chemical Engineering MSc

Study programme

Chemical Engineering


Faculty of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology

Further information

Study level





MSc in Chemical Engineering


Fall Semester / Spring Semester

Duration of studies (semesters)


Short description of the study programme

The MSc degree course in chemical engineering provides the appropriate skills and knowledge in chemistry, chemical engineering and economic sciences. The Faculty of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology aims for its students to acquire a profound theoretical knowledge in mathematics, physics and physical chemistry. It also aims to have its students experience, during their studies, all the types of tasks that chemical engineers encounter in their practical everyday work. Students will acquire up-to-date laboratory skills, get acquainted with the machines and apparati used in the chemical industry, know the principles needed for their optimal operation, and develop expertise in a more specific technology within the chemical, food and light industries. Chemical engineering MSc graduates motivated to do research are prepared to continue their studies at a doctoral level course.

Minimum requirements

  • BSc degree in chemical engineering, biochemical engineering or related curricula;
  • quality of transcript (credit evaluation);
  • document of English language proficiency;
  • successful admission exam

Required language level

English language skills at B2 level, proven by one of the following internationally recognised certificates:

IELTS min. 5.0

Cambridge B2 First (FCE) min. 160

TOEFL iBT min. 72

Trinity Integrated Skills In English (ISE) min. ISE II

TOEIC Listening min. 400 / Reading min. 385

TOEIC Speaking min. 160 / Writing min. 150

Pearson Academic (PTE) min. 29


  • a Medium of Instruction Certificate


In special cases (e.g. inability to take exams due to international sanctions, unavailability of service, etc.) exceptional permission has to be requested in advance for internal (BME) English language test.

Entrance Examination


Type of Entrance Examination (written/oral/both)



Place of Entrance Examination

Electronic exam in BME E-admission system

Description of selection and entrance examination process

Admission procedure in general and general requirements: refer to admission regulations at Minimum criteria: diploma of BSc in corresponding field

Steps: - submission of additional materials (via e-admission web site): BSc diplomawork/dissertation and its English abstract (if available) - preevaluation of the submitted documents: evaluation of eligibility of BSc diploma, quality of BSc diploma, diplomawork, quality of BSc transcript, obtained credits, additional evaluated aspects: quality of motivation letter, recommendation letter (if available), extra-curricular activities (e.g. involvement in education, research, publication activitites, technical contests, additional language knowledge, etc.) - electronic e-admission test (via internet): Chemistry - result of pre-evaluation: admission to MSc programme / electronic interview / admission rejected - electronic interview (via internet) if required: evaluation of language skills (the interview is in English), motivation, attitude, technical preparedness

Result: admission to MSc programme (min 50% required) / admission rejected

Availability of Preparatory Year


Contact (regarding non scholarship holders' administrative issues)

Mrs. Renáta Daru-Dudás

Department of International Academic Affairs

Contact (regarding Stipendium Hungaricum administrative issues)

Ms. Zsuzsanna Pálóczi

Department of International Academic Affairs

Contact (academic programme)

Prof. Zoltán HELL