Loughborough University

Loughborough University

Advanced Process Engineering

This programme aims to advances students' knowledge in process engineering by focusing on an in-depth understanding of the fundamentals of key chemical and industrial processes and on their application and translation to practice. Core study areas include applied engineering practice, downstream processing, research and communication, applied heterogeneous catalysis and a research project.

Entry requirements

Minimum upper 2nd Class (2.1) Honours degree in engineering or physical sciences.

Course modules

Compulsory modules, semester 1: applied engineering practice; downstream processing ; research and communication; semester 2; applied heterogeneous catalysis; semester 1 and 2; msc project. Optional modules (select 4); semester 1: chemical product design; colloid engineering and nano-science; filtration; hazard identification and risk management; semester 2; mixing of fluids and particles; advanced computational methods for modelling.

Assessment methods

Examination and/or coursework; research project: dissertation and oral examination; the pass mark for credit in all cases is 50 per cent and for the taught modules a 40 per cent minimum performance level is required.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Loughborough University Loughborough LE11 3TU East Midlands

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