University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Advanced Chemical Process Design

The course focuses on the selection of processing steps and their interconnection into a complete manufacturing system to transform raw materials into desired products; students learn how to design complete processes for commodity chemicals as well as fine and speciality chemicals production; students develop valuable transferable skills, including use of design and modelling software such as Hysys, ProII, Matlab and Aspenplus.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree in a relevant discipline, or equivalent qualifications or experience; 2:2 considered; IELTS: 6.5 (with no sub score less than 5.5); TOEFL PB: 570 (with a minimum TWE of 5.0); TOEFL CB: 230 (with a minimum TWE of 5.0); IBTOEFL of at least 90.

Course modules

Modules include: Computer aided process design; energy systems; utility systems; distillation systems design; reaction separation systems; greenhouse gas and combustion emissions; research training techniques and methodology including design project; dissertation project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through a combination of examinations, submitted coursework and a dissertation.

Sponsorship information

The majority of students on this course have self-arranged funding.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 9,000 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 19,300 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Distance learning - 24 months
PgCert Full-time £ 4,500 per Academic year (home fees) 6 months
PgCert Full-time £ 9,650 per Academic year (overseas fees) 6 months
PgCert Distance learning - 12 months
PgDip Full-time £ 9,000 per Academic year (home fees) 9 months
PgDip Full-time £ 19,300 per Academic year (overseas fees) 9 months
PgDip Distance learning - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

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Postgraduate Admissions Enquiries
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0161 275 4740