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Engineering - Chemical Engineering

If you are thinking to broaden your career prospective e.g. by becoming a chemical engineer, even though your first degree is not in chemical engineering then this is the right course for you - this specially designed one-year full-time programme offers rigorous training in chemical engineering profession and coverts non-chemical engineering graduates to recognised chemical engineers. Graduates of this programme will gain significant improvement of their professional versatility and employability in both Irish and EU chemical/process industries.

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have a primary degree (Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland) with a minimum result of a 2H2 (Second class honours, grade 2) in a relevant branch of science or engineering (e.g. Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry or Biochemistry, Physics, Biotechnology, Environmental, Food or Materials Science, Mechanical, Environmental or Food Engineering). They must also show evidence of proficiency in chemistry and mathematics, particularly in differential and integral calculus and differential equations. Applications from graduates with work experience are especially welcome.

English Language Requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of either prior successful completion of a degree qualification taught through the medium of English or meet one of the criteria below (no longer than two years prior to application):

Acceptable English Language qualifications include the following:

•Matriculation examinations from European countries where English is presented as a subject and an acceptable level is achieved

•Irish Leaving Certificate English –Ordinary Level Grade D or above

•TOEFL – 580 (paper based) or 90 (internet based)

•IELTS – Minimum score of 6.5 with no less than 6 in any one component.

•English Test for English and Academic Purposes (ETAPP) – Grade C1

•GCE 'O' level English Language/GCSE English Language – Grade C or above

•Cambridge Assessment English - Certificate of Proficiency in English - Grade C / Certificate in Advanced English Grade B

•GCE Examination Boards – Oxford Delegacy of Local Examinations – Grade C / Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate – School Certificate Pass 1-6 / University of London Entrance and School Examinations Council – School Certificate Pass 1-6

Results in examinations other than those listed above may also be accepted as meeting our English language requirements. Contact the International Education Division for advice

Duration

1 year full-time

Further enquiries

Course Director
Dr Erzeng Xue
Tel: +353 (0) 61 213092
Email: erzeng.xue@ul.ie

Subjects taught

Semester 1
• Principles of Chemical Engineering
• Fluid Mechanics & Heat Transfer
• Chemical Reaction Engineering
• Mass Transfer Separations
• Advanced Engineering Maths.

Semester 2
• Fluid Process Control
• Batch Processing Engineering
• Plant & Process Management
• Advanced Transport Processes
• Chemical Engineering Design Methods

Semester 3
• Chemical Engineering Design Project

Application date

WHAT TO INCLUDE WITH YOUR APPLICATION:

•Qualification transcripts and certificates

•English language qualification if English is not your first language

•Certified English translations of your transcripts/certificates where the originals are in a language other than English.

•A copy of your birth certificate (long document)

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