Loughborough University

Loughborough University

Advanced Process Engineering

This programme advances students� knowledge in process engineering in a number of ways. Students encounter the latest technologies available to the process industry and are exposed to a broad range of crucial operations. The programme uses credit accumulation and offers advanced modules covering a broad range of modern process engineering, technical and management topics.

Entry requirements

Minimum lower 2nd class Honours degree in engineering or physical sciences; other academic or professional qualifications, supplemented by appropriate industrial experience, are considered individually.

Course modules

Core modules: semester 1: applied engineering practice; downstream processing; research and communication; semester 2: applied heterogeneous catalysis; semester 1 and 2: Master�s project. Optional modules (select 3): 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 Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiries
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01509 222496