University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology

Entry requirements

Candidates should normally have taken a 1st degree and achieved the minimum of a 2nd class Honours, or equivalent from an overseas institution in: chemical engineering; a biological science; engineering; chemistry; applied mathematics; physics; or related subjects; English language: IELTS: overall band score of 7.0 with not less than 7.0 in speaking, listening, and writing and 6.5 in reading; TOEFL: overall band score of 100 with at least a score of 25 in each element.

Course modules

Areas of research include: bioscience engineering (processing of new biological entities and environmental engineering); reactions and catalysis (catalysis and catalyst structure, reactor engineering, energy and combustion, process optimisation); materials processing (paste processing, polymer processing, rheology of complex fluids and structured products processing); fluid dynamics and particulate systems (flow of particulate systems, mixing and agglomeration in mechanically agitated systems, fluid dynamics and transport processes); key biotechnology research areas include: affinity technology; analytical sciences; protein engineering; anhydrobiotic engineering; biodegradation; biotransformations/metabolic engineering; environmental biotechnology; phytoremediation; environmental diagnostics; development, molecular and cell biology; sensors and analytical science.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MPhil (Res) Full-time £ 7,035 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MPhil (Res) Full-time £ 22,674 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cambridge University Cambridge CB2 1TN East of England

Key information

Telephone number: 
01223 760606