University of Greenwich

Advanced Chemical Engineering with Industrial Practice MSc

The MSc Advanced Chemical Engineering with Industrial Practice covers the latest developments in chemical engineering and offers the chance to gain industry experience for strong career opportunities.

This two-year master's course in Advanced Chemical Engineering with Industrial Practice centres upon our research expertise at Medway Campus. In this rapidly evolving field of chemical engineering, we focus on current developments and future trends in fields including energy, food, water, and health. You'll gain a critical understanding and application of complex engineering concepts as well as the ability to develop innovative approaches to problem-solving.

The placement in the second year will help you gain workplace experience, which is increasingly important to employers. It is a unique opportunity to work on an exciting, industrially driven project within a vibrant research environment in the region. You will strengthen your professional development and build the skills and experience for professional engineering careers. Employers can be reassured that students are of a high academic standard and are expected to demonstrate excellent performance in their placement work.

Entry Requirements

  • You should have a relevant undergraduate degree at 2.2 or above, or equivalent qualification, from a recognised university or higher education institute

  • IELTS 6.5 overall with minimum 5.5 in each skill

Career Prospects

Will I have a work placement?

The industrial year is an opportunity to put into practice the knowledge and experienced from your first year. The placement provides a valuable opportunity to work in state-of-the-art industrial laboratories. Combine advanced learning of leading techniques and processes with how they are applied in industry, all contributing to your professional development as a scientist.

How long is my placement?

To complete the MSc with Industrial Practice, you must complete 11 months of full-time industrial experience in addition to the 12-month taught course.

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.

Do you provide employability services?

We have a team dedicated to enhancing student employment outcomes. Our Employer Partnerships Manager develops relationships with companies to provide employment opportunities.Other members of the team help you to develop your knowledge of job markets, produce effective CVs, cover letters and application forms, and prepare for job applications and interviews.


Course Details

Year 1

Option Set 1

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)

Optional modules
Trends in Formulation Engineering (15 credits)
Food Engineering (15 credits)

Option Set 2

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)

Optional modules
Trends in Formulation Engineering (15 credits)
Pharmaceutical Engineering (15 credits)

Option Set 3

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)

Optional modules
Trends in Formulation Engineering (15 credits)
Particle Engineering and Processing (15 credits)

Option Set 4

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)

Optional modules
Nanotechnology for Chemical Engineers (15 credits)
Energy Transition (15 credits)

Option Set 5

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)

Optional modules
Desalination and Water Reuse (15 credits)
Water and Wastewater Engineering (15 credits)

Year 2

Compulsory modules
Individual Research Project (60 credits)
Industrial Practice (60 credits)

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