The programme is a full time course which spans an academic year plus an additional six week project period (Summer Semester: late May to mid July). Students study five taught modules in Autumn Semester, five taught modules in Spring Semester, and complete the design project during summer semester.
As well as learning the relevant theory, students are given laboratory training on the practical aspects of processing operations, and they also have the opportunity to gain expertise in the use of a number of industry-standard chemical engineering design and simulation software packages.
The programme includes a series of one-day plant visits, where students get a chance to tour chemical processing facilities and to interact first-hand with chemical engineering professionals. In order to ensure relevance to the needs of the job market, the design and development of the programme is carried out in close consultation with Irish chemical and pharmaceutical companies. A medal and prize is awarded each year by Merck Sharp & Dohme Ltd for the student graduating with highest marks.
•Principles of Chemical Engineering
•Fluid Mechanics & Heat Transfer
•Chemical Reaction Engineering
•Mass Transfer Separations
•Advanced Engineering Maths.
•Fluid Process Control
•Batch Processing Engineering
•Plant & Process Management
•Advanced Transport Processes
•Chemical Engineering Design Methods
Chemical Engineering Design Project
Content of modules can be found by using the search option on the book of modules.