University of Bath

University of Bath

Sustainable Chemical Engineering

The course is suitable for graduates who aspire to play leading roles in managing, innovating and delivering resource efficient products, processes and systems in a sustainable way. Students study improving resource efficiency to increase competitiveness and decrease environmental impact, resource efficiency and delivering this sustainably presents a major opportunity and challenge for engineers and scientists. Students will also develop their understanding of sustainable chemical engineering in a design, research and management context through 3 project based units, focused on resource efficiency and conservation.

Entry requirements

1st degree (normally UK 1st or 2.1 or international equivalent ) in chemical, biochemical or environmental engineering. Applications from other relevant engineering and science disciplines will be considered on an individual basis. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 6.5 (at least 6.0 in each of the 4 components).

Course modules

Modules include: concepts in sustainability and resource conservation; whole system analysis 1:environmental aspects; whole system analysis 2: social, economic and policy aspects; resource conservation; waste minimisation, valorisation and recovery; resource conservation: the bioeconomy; resource conservation: advanced processing for resource efficiency; resource conservation: industrial water supply systems; conceptual design group activity; engineering project management; project phase 1; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through a written dissertation and an oral presentation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 19,800 per Year 1 (International) 1 years

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Faculty of Engineering and Design Graduate School
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