The following courses are part of study year one.

The course application codes and study periods are valid for the academic year 2010/2011. For other academic years, different application codes and study periods may apply.

General courses

Study year 1 consists of two mandatory courses, at least three of the conditionally elective courses and recommended courses.

The courses KF2110 and AK2036 are mandatory courses for all students admitted to the program, except students admitted to program with a background  at the Degree Programme in Materials Design and Engineering (CMATD), which instead must follow the courses: KD1090 and AK2036.

Mandatory courses

Course code and name Appl.code Scope P1 P2 P3 P4
KD1090 Organic Chemistry 1 7.5 hp 7.5
KF2110 Mechanical Properties of Materials 7.5 hp 7.5
AK2036 Theory and Methodology of Science with Applications (Natural and Technological Science) 7.5 hp 7.5

Conditionally elective courses

Course code and name Appl.code Scope P1 P2 P3 P4
KF2140 Polymer Physics 7.5 hp 7.5
KF2460 Bio Fibre Chemistry 7.5 hp 7.5
KF2130 Polymer Chemistry 7.5 hp 7.5
KF2450 Fibre Technology - Natural and Synthetic Fibres 7.5 hp 7.5
KD2150 Inorganic Materials Chemistry 7.5 hp 7.5

Recommended courses

Course code and name Appl.code Scope P1 P2 P3 P4
BB2420 Glycobiology and Carbohydrate Technology 7.5 hp 7.5
KA2010 Academic Transition at Master Level 1.0 hp 1.0
KD2310 Advanced Organic Chemistry 7.5 hp 7.5
KF2470 Pulp and Paper Processes 7.5 hp 7.5
BB2020 Molecular Enzymology 7.5 hp 7.5
KD2320 Spectroscopic Tools for Chemistry 9.0 hp 9.0
KD2350 Surfaces, Colloids and Soft Matter 7.5 hp 7.5
KF2180 Biopolymers 7.5 hp 7.5
ME2800 Ideation - Creating a Business Idea 7.5 hp 7.5
BB2460 Biocatalysis 7.5 hp 7.5
KF2190 Polymeric Materials: Structure and Properties 7.5 hp 7.5
KF2480 Chemistry of a Biorefinery 7.5 hp 7.5
KF2490 Biocomposite Materials 7.5 hp 7.5
KE2310 Sustainable Systems for Heat, Power and Materials Production 7.5 hp