Degree: Biorefineries (KeDBio_EM)
Period: 2021-2022

Learning outcomes:

After completion of the MSc programme in Biorefineries the graduate

  • has acquired comprehensive knowledge of the modern biorefining technology, products and raw materials.
  • has good knowledge of technologies integrated to biorefineries, e.g. bioenergy production and waste water treatment
  • is able to demonstrate a critical understanding of sustainable solutions and technologies, problem-solving skills and ability to design and develop practical biorefining applications
  • has 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, specialisation studies and elective studies. Students of the MSc in Biorefineries specialise in Biobased Process Engineering. The 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