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Chemical Engineering

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This course is built upon the wide range of research and covers specific areas of advanced chemical engineering as well as the complex regulations that are found in the engineering workplace. The research project provides an opportunity to work with a member of academic staff in a specific collaboration with industry. The course is accredited by the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE).

Entry requirements

The entry requirements for this programme is a 1st or a 2nd Class Honours degree in chemical or biochemical engineering, or a related discipline, such as chemistry, biochemistry, physics, or other engineering discipline. English language requirement IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: complex fluids and rheology; entrepreneurship for engineers; colloid and interface science; communication skills for research engineers; water and wastewater engineering; membrane technology; environmental analysis and legislation; principles of nanomedicine; optimisation; desalination; polymers (properties and design); nanoscale structures and devices; pollutant transport by groundwater flows.


Tuition fees for years of study after your first year are subject to an increase of 3%.

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