University of Greenwich

Advanced Chemical Engineering MSc

The MSc in Advanced Chemical Engineering helps students and engineering professionals advance their knowledge in chemical and process engineering and build the skills for future-thinking careers.

Chemical engineering is a rapidly evolving field that impacts areas including energy, food, water, and health. This Master's in Advanced Chemical Engineering focuses on the fundamentals of key chemical and industrial processes and how they are put into practice. You'll encounter the latest technologies available to the process industries and gain exposure to a broad range of crucial operations and optimisation methods.

This course considers different routes of specialisation including Particle Engineering and Processing, Pharmaceutical Engineering, Energy and Nanomaterials and Water Engineering. Our multidisciplinary approach also incorporates sustainable synergies between biotechnology, bioprocessing and food engineering. You'll join a cutting-edge research culture that prepares you for future global challenges and emerge from this course with a comprehensive skillset for lasting careers as a professional chemical engineer.

Entry Requirements

  • An appropriate accredited degree in chemical engineering (2.2 or above) or an equivalent qualification.
  • Applicants with a BSc Chemical Engineering (IEng) will also be considered.
  • You may also be considered if you do not have a first degree but have professional incorporated and vocational experience (e.g. incorporated engineer status) and demonstrate the potential to succeed on the course

Career Prospects

What sort of careers do graduates pursue?

Space exists within the postgraduate marketplace in a broad range of Chemical Engineering sectors for competent, intellectually active and forward thinking graduates capable of understanding and supporting businesses to adapt and stay ahead of the curve. The programmes enable graduates to achieve both highly technical and managerial careers by equipping them with relevant skills to meet current and near-future business needs

Course Details

Option Set 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Advanced Processing Methods and Optimisation (15 credits)
  • Biochemical Engineering (15 credits)
  • Mixing and Multiphase Flow (15 credits)
  • Advanced Separation Processes (15 credits)
  • Individual Research Project (60 credits)
  • Research, Planning and Communication (15 credits)
  • Advanced Product and Process Design (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

  • Trends in Formulation Engineering (15 credits)
  • Food Engineering (15 credits)
Option Set 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Advanced Processing Methods and Optimisation (15 credits)
  • Biochemical Engineering (15 credits)
  • Mixing and Multiphase Flow (15 credits)
  • Advanced Separation Processes (15 credits)
  • Individual Research Project (60 credits)
  • Research, Planning and Communication (15 credits)
  • Advanced Product and Process Design (15 credits)

Students are also required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

  • Trends in Formulation Engineering (15 credits)
  • Pharmaceutical Engineering (15 credits)
Option Set 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Advanced Processing Methods and Optimisation (15 credits)
  • Biochemical Engineering (15 credits)
  • Mixing and Multiphase Flow (15 credits)
  • Advanced Separation Processes (15 credits)
  • Individual Research Project (60 credits)
  • Research, Planning and Communication (15 credits)
  • Advanced Product and Process Design (15 credits)

Students are also required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

  • Trends in Formulation Engineering (15 credits)
  • Particle Engineering and Processing (15 credits)
Option Set 4

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Advanced Processing Methods and Optimisation (15 credits)
  • Biochemical Engineering (15 credits)
  • Mixing and Multiphase Flow (15 credits)
  • Advanced Separation Processes (15 credits)
  • Individual Research Project (60 credits)
  • Research, Planning and Communication (15 credits)
  • Advanced Product and Process Design (15 credits)

Students are also required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

  • Nanotechnology for Chemical Engineers (15 credits)
  • Energy Transition (15 credits)
Option Set 5

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Advanced Processing Methods and Optimisation (15 credits)
  • Biochemical Engineering (15 credits)
  • Mixing and Multiphase Flow (15 credits)
  • Advanced Separation Processes (15 credits)
  • Individual Research Project (60 credits)
  • Research, Planning and Communication (15 credits)
  • Advanced Product and Process Design (15 credits)

Students are also required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

  • Desalination and Water Reuse (15 credits)
  • Water and Wastewater Engineering (15 credits)
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