Applicants should normally have a primary degree at second-class honours (Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland) or above 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.
Months of entry
This course offers an exceptional opportunity for science and engineering graduates to obtain a professionally recognised qualification in Chemical Engineering in only one calendar year full-time, or two years part-time. Semester 1- Principles of Chemical Engineering; Fluid Mechanics & Heat Transfer; Chemical Reaction Engineering; Mass Transfer Separations; Chemical Engineering Design Methods 1; Advanced Engineering Maths.
Semester 2- Fluid Process Control; Batch (Pharmaceutical) Process Engineering; Plant & Process Management; Advanced Transport Processes; Chemical Engineering Design Methods 2; Design Project 1.
Semester 3 (June-July).
Information for international students
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 Universities English Language Requirements. Please visit http://www.ul.ie/graduateschool/non-european-applicants for the list of requirements
Fees and funding
The University of Limerick is offering 10 taught postgraduate scholarships to potential applicants for the 2014/15 academic year. The value of each scholarship is €2,000. The successful candidates will receive the scholarship in the form of a reduced fee. The Scholarships will be allocated by the faculties on the basis of financial need and personal statement from the applicants. For more information on how to apply please visit http://www.ul.ie/graduateschool/scholarship-funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Dr Erzeng Xue