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MEngChemical Engineering with Biotechnology

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This special course has been designed to provide highly skilled chemical engineers specifically for the bioscience industry. This course will equip you to work at the cutting edge of biotechnology. As a graduate you will be comfortable working with diverse biomolecules at both the bench and larger scale plants.

The first two years of all our courses are the same so you have the flexibility to switch courses, up to the end of the second year.

Programme structure

First year

Core modules:

Chemical Engineering Design
Applied Chemical Engineering
Mathematics (Chemical)
Science for Chemical Engineers
Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer
Organic Chemistry for Chemical Engineers
Global Engineering Challenge Week

Second year

Core modules:

Transport and Separation Processes
Chemical Engineering Design
Chemistry for Chemical Engineers
Fuel and Energy Utilisation
Mathematics III (Chemical)
Practical Chemical Engineering
Engineering – You’re Hired

Third year

Core modules:

Process Design Project
Advanced Chemical Engineering
Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing
Chemical Engineering Design
Environmental Protection
Process Dynamics and Control
Project Management and HRM for Engineers

Fourth year

Core modules:

Research Project
Biosystems Engineering & Computational Biology
Computational Fluid Dynamics
Engineering Biotechnology
Low Carbon Energy Science and Technology
Research Methods in Chemical Engineering
Synthetic Biology

Optional modules:

Crystal Science and Engineering
Energy from Biomass and Waste
Environment – Gaseous Emissions
Environment – Liquid Effluents
Environmental Issues
Nuclear Reactor Engineering

Career opportunities

Our graduates are working for global companies such as BASF, GlaxoSmithKline and Tata Steel, in chemical and allied products, contracting, oil and gas, consultancy, pharmaceuticals, energy, water, food and drink, materials, process plant and equipment.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States