Research course

Process Integration

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

Entry requirements

The standard academic entry requirement will normally be at least an Upper Second UK honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant science or engineering discipline or a first degree with an additional UK Masters degree (or international equivalent). The School may require a First Class honours degree or international equivalent for some research projects. This requirement would be specified at the discretion of the academic supervisor involved.

Months of entry

January, September, July, April

Course content

The School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science is a world leader in industrially relevant research and teaching in chemical engineering and related subjects.

We undertake leading-edge multidisciplinary, creative and relevant research on a wide range of topics. Focused on advancing the science and engineering of complex systems and addressing different scales and levels of complexity, the research in the School is carried out within four main research themes:

Multi-scale and Multiphase Systems
Self-sustaining Biological Systems
Sustainable Industrial Systems
Measurement Science and Instrumentation Systems
Each of our academics is a highly respected expert in their own area, and our staff includes chemical engineers, chemists, physicists, biologists, analytical scientists and mathematicians.

Department specialisms

Pinch Analysis; Process Integration; Optimisation; Process Design and Operations; Environmental Emissions and Waste Minimisation; Separation Processes; Refining Technology; Analysis of Energy Systems and Power Plants.

Information for international students

Students whose first language is not English will need to IELTS: 7.0 (with no sub score below 6) ;TOEFL Paper Based 600 with TWE of 5.0; TOEFL Computer Based 250 with TWE of 5.0;TOEFL Internet Based: 100 (with no sub score less than 25)

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


full time
36 months
part time
72 months

Course contact details

School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science
+44 (0) 161 306 4360
+44 (0) 161 306 9321