The MSc degree in Color Technology for the Automotive Sector (ColTAS) of the University of Alicante (Spain) is inter and multidisciplinary one-year course covering very innovative areas such as color measurement & perception, visual appearance of texture and color, color quality management & formulation of special-effect pigments applied in the automotive sector, as well as in other industrial sectors as cosmetics, plastics, coatings, textiles, etc. The programme objective is to educate students in advanced methodologies and models in color science and technology focused on gonio-apparent materials. With a perfect mix of relevant theoretical and practical knowledge, reinforced with internships in company, ColTAS post-graduates will be in the position to join major companies in the automotive sector, both car makers and their coatings providers, or even in other industrial sectors.
The ColTAS curriculum is intended for graduates in chemistry, materials, chemistry, industrial engineering, physics, optics, imaging science, computer science, mathematics, or any discipline pertaining to the quantitative description of colored materials, with a intermediate knowledge in spoken and written English. Courses are structured according to the ECTS with 60 credits acquired over two semesters: one semester at full-time study (with option to belong to a virtual group, with mandatory laboratory practices), and, second semester for the internships in companies. The period for receiving without cost new company collaborations will be always open. For more information (dates, fees, etc), visit next website: http://www.enegocios.ua.es/curso.asp?curso=autoingles&edicion=528 .