University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Advanced Chemical Engineering (with options in Food Processing, Pharmaceutical Technology and Business Studies)

This programme has options in food processing; pharmaceutical technology; and business studies. Chemical engineering is dynamic and evolving. It provides many solutions to problems facing industries in the pharmaceutical, biotechnological, oil, energy and food and drink sectors. It is vital to many issues affecting quality of life; such as better and more economical processes to reduce the environmental burden, and more delicious and longer lasting food due to the right combination of chemistry, ingredients and processing.

Entry requirements

A good 1st Class Honours degree or overseas equivalent; Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) is available; those with non-standard qualifications should contact the University to discuss their application; English language proficiency suitable for this level of study.

Course modules

Core modules: modern molecular biology; advanced techniques for material characterisation; interfacial physics and chemistry; structured fluids; molecular delivery.

Assessment methods

Research project.

Sponsorship information

Some students may receive BBSRC or EPSRC funding; other sources of funding are the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP); the European Union and industrial funding for UK and EU students; international students can often gain funding through overseas research scholarships; Commonwealth scholarships or their home government.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,900 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,970 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,970 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,970 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,970 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,970 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,840 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,840 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,960 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,840 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,840 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,840 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,970 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,970 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,970 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,970 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,970 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
0121 414 5488