Engineering - Chemical & Biopharmaceutical Engineering

Overview
This programme aims to develop advanced analytical, design and research skills in Chemical Engineering with an industrial focus. Postgraduate students will undertake the final research element of this Masters programme in a host company or with their current employer. This will provide the researcher with an insight into the commercial aspects of engineering research and innovation and the opportunity to contribute to the development of the latest products and techniques.

Graduates of the programme will be well equipped to respond to the needs of the high technology industries particularly those with a focus on Research & Development, and product or process innovation.

Entry requirements

Admission Requirements
Applicants must have achieved a minimum of Second Class Honours in a Level 8 Honours Bachelor Programme in Chemical and Biopharmaceutical Engineering or equivalent.

Equivalent recognition may be given through the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process on an individual case-bycase basis to candidates who have not achieved this academic standard but who can demonstrate significant relevant professional experience in the discipline of Chemical and Biopharmaceutical Engineering. For more information, please visit www.cit.ie/rpl.

Subjects taught

Modules
All modules are worth 5 credits (ECTS) unless otherwise noted.

The elective modules afford the learner the opportunity to broaden his/her skills set in other disciplines or to deepen his/her skills set in a selected area or focus. The elective modules offered in any given year are delivered subject to demand and resource availability.

Semester 1
Emerging Technologies
Engineering Research Skills
Environment, Health & Safety
Lean Sigma – Advanced Stats
Industrial Heat and Power

Elective
Sustainability in Engineering
Strategic Business Management

Semester 2
Computational Fluid Dynamics
Process Technology Transfer
Industrial Control Systems
Research Project Preparation (10 ECTS)

Elective
Engineering Project Management
Environmental Management

Semester 3
Project Realisation (30 ECTS)

Credits

M.Eng.: 90 ECTS

Duration

Full-Time: 1 Year (3 Semesters, September to August).
Part-Time: 3 Years (9 Semesters, September to August).

Delivery

Full-time
No. of weeks per semester: 13
No. of timetable hours per week: 15
Which days: Variable (usually includes Friday afternoon)
Duration: 3 semesters

Part-time
No. of week per semester: 13
No. of timetable hours per week: circa 6 - 9
Which days: Variable (usually includes Friday afternoon)
Duration: 9 semesters

Fees

Full-time: EU Applicants €5,000
Part Time: EU Applicants €7,000
Non-EU Applicants: €12,000

Enrolment dates

Contact the college for the next start date.

More details
  • Qualification letters

    MEng

  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Daytime

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