MEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering

Newcastle University
Newcastle, England, United Kingdom
Qualification
Master's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
4 years
Intakes
January April September
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 47,779
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 117,768

Entry Requirements

  • A Levels: AAA-AAB including Mathematics and Chemistry and preferably Physics and/or Biology but excluding General Studies and Critical Thinking. Chemistry accepted at AS level (grade A or B) if offered in combination with A level Mathematics and Physics. GCSE Physics or Double Award Science (minimum Grade B) required if Physics not offered at A level.
  • Scottish Qualification: AA-AB in Mathematics and Chemistry at Advanced Higher.
  • International Baccalaureate: 36 points with Mathematics and Chemistry at Higher Level grade 5 or above.
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: Candidates will normally only be considered for foundation year entry. All applications will be considered on an individual basis.
  • Access Qualification: At least 45 level 3 credits at Distinction to include 15 level 3 credits in mathematics (including differential and integral calculus) and 15 level 3 credits in chemistry. Grade B in GCSE Physics if not offered at a higher level.
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (formerly BTEC National Diploma): Candidates will be considered for Foundation Year entry. Please see Engineering with Foundation Year for specific entrance requirements.
  • Cambridge Pre-U: D3, D3, D3 - D3, D3, M2 in Principal Subjects including Mathematics and Chemistry and preferably Physics and/or Biology. GCSE Physics or Double Award Science (minimum Grade B) required if Physics not offered at a higher level.
  • PARTNERS - A Levels: ABB including Mathematics and Chemistry and preferably Physics and/or Biology but excluding General Studies and Critical Thinking . Chemistry accepted at AS level (grade A or B) if offered in combination with A level Mathematics and Physics. GCSE Physics or Double Award Science (minimum Grade B) required if Physics not offered at A Level. The PARTNERS Programme is Newcastle University’s supported entry route for students from identified schools and colleges.
  • PARTNERS - BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (formerly BTEC National Diploma): Candidates will be considered for Foundation Year entry. Please see Engineering with Foundation Year for specific entrance requirements.
  • English Language Requirements: For this degree you will need a minimum score of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
  • International Foundation Programme: If you are an international student and you do not meet the academic and English language requirements specified above, you should consider a preparation course at INTO Newcastle University, which will help to prepare you for study on this degree course. INTO Newcastle University is based on the University campus and offers a range of courses including the International Foundation in Business and Management.

Curriculum

Stage 1

Compulsory Modules

  • Chemistry
  • Thermodynamics
  • Transfer Processes
  • Principles of Chemical Engineering
  • Computing and Numerical Methods
  • Data Analysis in Process Industries
  • Engineering Mathematics 1

Stage 2

Compulsory Modules

  • Safety, Risk and Engineering Practice
  • Separation Processes 1
  • Transfer Processes 2
  • Reactor Engineering
  • Design of Experiments
  • Chemistry 2
  • Thermodynamics 2
  • Process Measurement, Dynamics & Control
  • Engineering Mathematics 2

Stage 3

Compulsory Modules

  • Process Control 2
  • Process Business Operations
  • Separation Processes 2
  • Advanced Design for Safety
  • Reactor Systems Engineering
  • Process and Product Engineering
  • Plant Design
  • Chemical Engineering Laboratory

Stage 4

Compulsory Modules

  • Sustainable Industry
  • Process Control 3 - Design of Robust Control Algorithms
  • Process Intensification
  • Bioreactor Engineering
  • MEng Research Project
  • Advanced Design Project

Optional Modules

You select 10 credits from the following optional modules:

  • Sustainable Design and Manufacture 1
  • Advanced Transport Processes
  • Multivariate Methods
  • Process Control 4 - Design of Digital Control Algorithms

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