University of Greenwich

University of Greenwich


Two-thirds of this programme consists of a research project that enables the student to develop significant expertise in a particular subject. This is complemented by options from the School's portfolio of Master's programmes. The programme is ideal for an industry-based project and/or student. Research can be drawn from across the School's areas of interest and expertise, which include manufacturing systems, control and instrumentation, and bulk solids handling.

Entry requirements

A first degree, 2.2 or above, in engineering or an equivalent qualification. Students without a first degree but with professional and vocational experience (e.g. incorporated engineer or chartered engineer status) may be considered if they demonstrate the potential to succeed on the programme. Students educated in a language other than English should have an IELTS score of 6.5 or above or an equivalent rating in another language testing system. Alternatively, students can enter via the University of Greenwich International Pre-Masters' Programme.

Course modules

The influence of product temperature upon adhesion to impact zones in process plants; the design, construction and testing of a test rig to evaluate elutriation segregation; caking problems due to coal-biomass mixes in silos; and approaches for inhibition of cake formation; the development of a fully automated elutriation tester; the use of standpipes as a means of allowing the development of full outlet area activation when used in conjunction with preferential flow channel feeders; a comparison of flow properties of coal, biomass and their mixes using small and large anular shear cells.

Assessment methods

Students are assessed through examinations, case studies, assignments, practical work and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc (Res) Full-time £ 3,900 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time £ 11,275 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc (Res) Part-time £ 1,950 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Medway Campus Chatham ME4 4TB South East

Key information

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