The MSc Chemical Engineering, University of Nottingham course provides the additional training companies now expect from the next generation of chemical engineers, producing highly competent graduates with the potential to be future leaders of industry.
The course is accredited by the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) and is designed to meet the UK-SPEC requirements of the IChemE for those students who already hold a BEng, BSc or non-accredited chemical engineering degree and wish to proceed to chartered status.You will gain skills in advanced engineering practice, which includes design, operations, problem-solving and practical elements. The advanced practice is centred on themes in energy and environmental applications, so you can also gain significant experience in areas such as petroleum processing, energy efficiency, carbon capture and water treatment.
The course follows a modular structure, with students completing 180 credits over a 12-month period. Students take 50 credits of core modules, 40 credits of optional modules, a 30-credit development project providing skills in advanced design practice and a 60-credit summer project which develops skills in research.
The course utilises an integrated educational approach in which lectures, example classes, laboratories and information technology from key elements.
Many of the projects undertaken on this course attract industrial sponsorship and reflect the requirements of industry. These projects will help you develop vital skills in design, project management, problem solving, research and reporting.
The MSc Chemical Engineering is taught on a full-time basis over one year, starting in late September.
Most applicants have an engineering first degree, and the most common include environmental or chemical engineering.
You need the following IELTS score:
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You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).
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