Taught course

Advanced Chemical Engineering

The University of Manchester · School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science

Entry requirements

To study MSc, Postgraduate Diploma or Postgraduate Certificate you will need a 2(i) (upper second class honours) first degree in a relevant discipline, or equivalent qualifications/experience. Applicants with a 2(ii) will be considered and are welcome to apply.

Months of entry

September, February

Course content

Modern chemical engineering is a vast subject. As well as dealing with chemical reactors, distillation and the numerous processes that take place in a chemical or petrochemical plant, there is an increasing need for chemical engineers with training in material processing and formulation, biotechnology and environmental issues. This course provides a broad range of specialist Units, meaning that you can tailor the course to your particular career aspirations or interests and learn in depth about subjects of particular relevance to you.

Information for international students

For students whose first language is not English: IELTS 6.5 or higher (with no sub test < 5.5), TOEFL 570 or higher with 5.0 in the TWE or CBTOEFL 230 or higher with 5.0 in the TWE.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
60 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations37
Written coursework / continuous assessment13
Dissertation50 (15000 words)

Course contact details

Postgradute Programmes Administrator
+44 (0)161 306 4837
+44 (0)161 306 4865