Degree: Biorefineries (KeDBio_EM)
Period: 2023-2024

Learning outcomes:

After completion of the MSc programme in Biorefineries the graduate

  • has acquired comprehensive knowledge of modern biorefining technologies
  • knows the most potential raw materials and their properties
  • has good knowledge of technologies integrated to biorefineries, e.g. bioenergy production and waste water treatment
  • has the ability to design and develop practical biorefining applications and products
  • is able to demonstrate a critical understanding of sustainable solutions and technologies
  • has good problem-solving skills and the courage to create innovations and new technical solutions
  • possesses project working and communication skills needed in the modern networked environment.



  • This is a Master of Science in Technology (M.Sc. Tech.), Diplomi-insinööri (DI) degree amounting to 120 ECTS
  • A higher university degree gives eligibility to apply for scientific doctoral studies
  • Duration two years, full-time studies of 60 ECTS per academic year
  • MSc in Biorefineries is a distance learning programme.

The Master's degree (120 ECTS) consists of core studies, advanced specialisation studies and elective studies. Students of the MSc in Biorefineries specialise in Biobased Process Engineering. The advanced specialisation studies include a Master's Thesis and a seminar. The M.Sc. in Biorefineries does not include any minor.

Core Studies19,00
Advanced Specialisation Studies88,00
Elective studies0,00