Taught course

Advanced Chemical Engineering with Information Technology and Management

Institution
Loughborough University · Department of Chemical Engineering
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Minimum upper second class (2:1) honours degree in engineering or physical sciences

Months of entry

October

Course content

The Advanced Chemical Engineering with Information Technology and Management programme addresses recent developments in the global chemical industry by focusing on advancements of information technology and business management skills, including entrepreneurship.

It builds on the Department’s established strengths in computer modelling, process systems engineering, reaction engineering, numerical modelling, computational fluid dynamics, finite element modelling, process control and development of software for process technologies.

Teaching is augmented by staff from other departments and has an emphasis on design activities.

The programme aims to provide in-depth understanding of the IT skills required for advanced chemical processes and raise students’ awareness of the basic concepts of entrepreneurship, planning a new business, marketing, risk, and financial management and exit strategy.

Core study areas include process systems engineering and applied IT practice, research and communication, modelling and analysis of chemical engineering systems and a research project.

Programme modules

Core Modules

Semester 1

Process Systems Engineering and Applied IT Practice

Research and Communication

Semester 2

Advanced Computational Methods for Modelling and Analysis of Chemical Engineering Systems

Semester 1 and 2

MSc Project

Optional Modules (select three)

Semester 1

Chemical Product Design

Filtration

Downstream Processing

Colloid Engineering and Nano-science

Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment

Semester 2

Mixing of Fluids and Particles

Optional Management Modules (select two)

Semester 1

Enterprise Technology

Semester 2

Entrepreneurship and Small Business Planning

Strategic Management for Construction

Information for international students

English Language requirements: overall 6.5 with not less than 6.0 in the individual Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking tests or TOEFL (ibt) 92 overall Listening 21, Reading 21, Writing 22 and Speaking 22. http://www.lboro.ac.uk/international/englang/index.htm

Fees and funding

Find out more about the support available for UK/EU students and international students.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations25
Written coursework / continuous assessment25
Dissertation50 (10000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Office
Email
pgtaught@lboro.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1509 222496