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Engineering - Chemical & Biopharmaceutical Engineering

This is a 90 credit Level 9 taught programme comprising eight mandatory modules, two free choice 5 credit module and two project modules (totalling 15 credits).

Aim
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.

Content
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.

Entry requirements

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

Duration

It is envisaged that students should complete the programme over 3 years on a part-time basis.

Further enquiries

Dr Roisin Foley
T: 021 433 5150
E: roisin.foley@cit.ie

Subjects taught

Stage 1/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

Stage 1/Semester 2
Computational Fluid Dynamics
Process Technology Transfer
Industrial Control Systems
Research Project Preparation (10 ECTS)

Elective
Engineering Project Management
Environmental Management
Managing Innovation

Stage 2/Semester 1
Project Realisation (30 ECTS)

Comment

Award
Master of Engineering in Chemical & Biopharmaceutical Engineering (Level 9 on the National Framework of Qualifications).

Application date

Application Closing Date: 5th September 2017.

Course fee

€7,000

Enrolment and start dates

Information/Registration
Institute staff will be in attendance during each session to offer career guidance and assistance.

All part-time programmes at CIT will run subject to sufficient student numbers. Where a programme cannot proceed, applicants will be contacted and advised on alternative study options.

Information/Registration for the academic year beginning September 2017 will take place from 6.00pm to 8.00pm on the following dates:

Tuesday 5th September 2017
CIT Bishopstown Campus

Business: Business Studies & Accounting, Marketing, and Human Resource Management.

Humanities: Cookery, Bar Operations, Hospitality Management, and Counselling & Psychotherapy.

Media: Media Production, Radio Broadcast Media, Journalism, E-learning, and Digital Media.

Wednesday 6th September 2017
CIT Bishopstown Campus

Engineering: Biopharmaceutical, Civil, Structural & Environmental, Good Manufacturing Practice, Construction, Mechanical, Biomedical, Advanced Manufacturing & Manufacturing Systems, Supply Chain & Transport Management, Transport & Automobile, and Welding.

Science & Informatics: Applied Physics & Instrumentation, Quality Assurance/Management, Computing, and Mathematics.

Thursday 7th September 2017
CIT Crawford College of Art & Design

Please note: Enrolment will take place at the CIT Crawford College of Art & Design, Sharman Crawford Street, Cork, from 6.00pm to 8.00pm.

Art Therapy, Art & Design Education, Teaching Visual Arts for Primary & Early Years Education, Weekend Courses, and Short Courses (Life Drawing/Painting/Photography/Pottery/Stained Glass/Art Portfolio Preparation).

Online Applications will open shortly for course commencing in September 2017.

Course & Module Information, and to apply online, visit www.cit.ie/course/CRECHBI9

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