Loughborough University

Loughborough University

Advanced Chemical Engineering with Information Technology and Management

This programme addresses recent developments in the global chemical industry by focusing on advancements of information technology and business management skills, including entrepreneurship. It builds on the Department's established strengths in computer modelling, process systems engineering, reaction engineering, numerical modelling, computational fluid dynamics, finite element modelling, process control and development of software for process technologies.

Entry requirements

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

Course modules

Semester 1, process systems engineering and applied it practice; research and communication; semester 2; advanced computational methods for modelling and analysis of chemical engineering systems; semester 1 and 2; MSc project. Optional modules (select 3), semester 1: chemical product design; filtration; downstream processing; colloid engineering and nano-science; hazard identification and risk assessment. Semester 2: mixing of fluids and particles. Optional management modules (select 2): semester 1; enterprise technology. Semester 2; entrepreneurship and small business planning; strategic management for construction.

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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