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MScAdvanced Chemical Engineering

University of Southampton
United Kingdom, Southampton
Tuition fee £16,054 per year
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Whether you are looking to build on your undergraduate studies or advance your career, the MSc Advanced Chemical Engineering degree will help you achieve your ambitions.

In compulsory modules you’ll cover essential areas of chemical engineering, including the computer systems and algorithms that control chemical engineering processes, and safety and risk management. You’ll also learn about the design and operation of reactors for low-carbon and energy conversion technologies. 

You can also choose from a range of optional modules to deepen your knowledge in areas that interest you. You could focus on a specific theme, such as energy, waste management or high-value chemicals, or broaden your studies by taking options on multiple topics.

Programme structure

This is a full-time programme. You’ll complete a Group Design project and take six taught modules across semesters one and two, three of which you can choose from a range of optional modules. You’ll then spend the final four months of the course working on your MSc research project.

Career opportunities

You’ll graduate with in-depth chemical engineering knowledge, technical know-how, and the professional skills that employers are looking for. You’ll be able to demonstrate your ability to communicate, solve problems, work as part of a team, fulfil a brief and meet deadlines, helping your CV to stand out.

Career destinations include technical and managerial roles within a range of sectors, including biochemical engineering, fine chemicals, sustainable power generation, water/waste water management, health, safety and environment. Whether you’re interested in working for a large chemicals company or a specialist consultancy, you’ll have plenty of career option.

Potential roles include:

chemical engineer
pharmaceutical engineer
environmental process engineer
research and development engineer
product/process development scientist

The programme also provides an excellent basis for further study at PhD level, in chemical engineering or a related discipline.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States