University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology

The course's main aims are to give students relevant experience, the opportunity to carry out focussed research in their discipline under close supervision, and the opportunity to acquire or develop skills and expertise relevant to their research interests.

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.

Assessment methods

Students will submit a 15,000 word thesis and are examined orally by 2 examinersn one internal and one external to the University.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MPhil (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,176 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MPhil (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,176 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MPhil (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,176 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MPhil (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,176 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MPhil (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 24,309 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MPhil (Res) Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,176 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MPhil (Res) Full-time January 2017 GBP 24,309 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MPhil (Res) Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,176 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MPhil (Res) Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,176 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MPhil (Res) Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,176 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

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

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