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Learn how to engineer a biobased future

MicroMasters® Program in
Chemistry and Technology for Sustainability

What you will learn

  • Understand the challenges of switching from a fossil source-based economy to a biobased economy.
  • Understand how to identify suitable raw materials and create valuable new products.
  • Learn how to refine biomass without damaging its valuable components.
  • Perform a functional analysis of potential methods that can be used for refining a resource.
  • Learn how to efficiently convert biobased feedstocks into desired products.
  • Evaluate technological, ethical, societal and economic consequences in the production of biobased products.
Expert instruction
4 graduate-level courses
Progress at your own speed
6 months
14 - 21 hours per week
Discounted price: $842.40
Pre-discounted price: $936USD
For the full program experience

Courses in this program

  1. WageningenX's Chemistry and Technology for Sustainability MicroMasters® Program

Meet your instructors
from Wageningen University & Research (WageningenX)

Arnout Fischer
Harry Bitter
Corjan van den Berg
Marian Vermue
Costas Nikiforidis
Ellen Slegers
Argyris Kanellopoulos
Dmytro Krushynskyi
Emiel Wubben
Justus Wesseler

Experts from WageningenX committed to teaching online learning

Program endorsements

At AkzoNobel, we see the chemical industry plotting a new sustainable course for biobased resources and products. This change requires updated skills and expertise. Following this MicroMasters Program will help you navigate these novel waters.

Dr. Peter J. Nieuwenhuizen , BA RD&I Director Specialty Chemicals, AkzoNobel

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Discounted price: $842.40
Pre-discounted price: $936USD
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