Postgraduate study2016

MSc

Advanced Chemical Engineering with Information Technology and Management

Department of Chemical Engineering

Year of entry: 2016

1 year full-time

The Advanced Chemical Engineering with Information Technology and Management programme addresses recent developments in the global chemical industry by focusing on advancements of information technology and business management skills, including entrepreneurship.

MSc

Advanced Chemical Engineering with Information Technology and Management

Department of Chemical Engineering

Year of entry: 2016

1 year full-time

The Advanced Chemical Engineering with Information Technology and Management programme addresses recent developments in the global chemical industry by focusing on advancements of information technology and business management skills, including entrepreneurship.

Programme information

It builds on the Department’s established strengths in computer modelling, process systems engineering, reaction engineering, numerical modelling, computational fluid dynamics, finite element modelling, process control and development of software for process technologies. 

Teaching is augmented by staff from other departments and has an emphasis on design activities.

The programme aims to provide in-depth understanding of the IT skills required for advanced chemical processes and raise students’ awareness of the basic concepts of entrepreneurship, planning a new business, marketing, risk, and financial management and exit strategy. 

Core study areas include process systems engineering and applied IT practice, research and communication, modelling and analysis of chemical engineering systems and a research project. 

Entry Qualifications

Minimum upper second class (2:1) honour degree in engineering or physical sciences

Careers and further study

Our graduates go on to work with companies such as 3M, GE Water, GL Noble Denton, GSK, Kraft Food, Tata Steel Group, Petroplus, Shell, Pharmaceutical World and Unilever. 

Some students further their studies by enrolling on a PhD programme.

Programme modules

Core Modules

Semester 1

  • Process Systems Engineering and Applied IT Practice 
  • Research and Communication 

Semester 2

  • Advanced Computational Methods for Modelling and Analysis of Chemical Engineering Systems

Semester 1 and 2

  • MSc Project
Optional Modules (select three)

Semester 1

  • Chemical Product Design
  • Filtration
  • Downstream Processing
  • Colloid Engineering and Nano-science
  • Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment 

Semester 2

  • Mixing of Fluids and Particles
Optional Management Modules (select two)

Semester 1

  • Enterprise Technology

Semester 2

  • Entrepreneurship and Small Business Planning
  • Strategic Management for Construction

Apply now

The best way to apply for admission to a taught or research programme is online. This helps us to process your application quickly.

Your application must be supported by documentary evidence of entry qualifications, including English language, academic transcripts and references.

You are strongly advised to send your documents, including transcripts and references, as soon as you make your online application – they can be submitted online.

A decision about your application cannot be made until we receive your supporting documents.

For more information on the application process, take a look at our how to apply section.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees cover the cost of your teaching, assessment and operating University facilities such as the library, IT equipment and other support services. The standard tuition fees for this course are:

Taught ProgrammesUK/EUInternational
PGT Band 3 (Laboratory-based) £6,600 £18,950

University fees and charges can be paid in advance and there are several methods of payment, including online payments and payment by instalment. Special arrangements are made for payments by part-time students.

Funding

A number of scholarships and bursaries are available (dependent on eligibility):

  • Student loans for master's degrees
  • Department-specific bursaries
  • Scholarships
  • Professional and Career Development Loans
  • External charities and trusts
  • Studentships
  • Research Council funding

Find out more about the support available for UK/EU students and international students.