There are specific degree requirements for the profession. Applicants must hold a STEM degree (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) of which at least 80% of the course hours must be devoted to scientific and/or technical subjects. Please note the list below is for guidance only and is not intended to be an exhaustive list.
For more information about the profession and degree requirements, please refer to the section on registering for the EU Qualifying Exams (EQEs) on the EPO’s website.
Life Sciences (Pharma) and Chemistry & Materials
Natural Sciences (Chemistry Options)
Natural Sciences (Materials Options)
Engineering & Tech
Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Natural Sciences (Physical Sciences Options)
Life Sciences (Biotechnology)
Natural Sciences (Biological Options)
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