Taught course

Sustainable Chemical Engineering

Institution
Newcastle University · School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials
Qualifications
MScPGDip

Entry requirements

A 2:2 honours degree, or international equivalent, in chemical, materials, mechanical, civil or environmental engineering, or chemistry (excluding biochemistry).

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our Sustainable Chemical Engineering MSc, PGDip gives scientists and engineers with an understanding of sustainable engineering practices the opportunity to work with researchers in the field of new energy technologies. This includes areas such as fuel cells and gasification, process intensification and new advanced materials.
The course meets the growing need for engineers skilled in material and process engineering. It highlights the potential of sustainable engineering and provides an understanding of the environmental, economic and social issues associated with the operation of industrial processes.
It is intended for honours graduates with an engineering or chemical science based degree who wish to learn how to apply their knowledge to sustainable chemical and process engineering design.
You will gain specialist knowledge and understanding via lecture classes, seminars and personal supervision. The course uses taught modules in a variety of topics, including:
  • sustainable design and manufacture
  • renewable energy
  • energy management
  • materials

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Information for international students

To study this course you need to meet our Band 3 English Language requirements: Direct Entry : IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills). If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.

You may need an ATAS (Academic Technology Approval Scheme) clearance certificate.

Fees and funding

See our course fees and funding web page.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

PGDip

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Brian Shields, Postgraduate Taught Support Officer, School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials
Email
pgceam@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 6362