Master of Engineering in Chemical and Biopharmaceutical Engineering

Course Code: CR_ECHBI_9 Delivery: Part-time, Blended delivery – Online, one evening and one afternoon per week  Online Duration:  3 Semesters Hosting Academic Department: Process, Energy and Transport Engineering



Dr. Roisin Foley
Department of Process, Energy and Transport Engineering

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Who is this course aimed at?

This course is aimed at those working in the Chemical and Biopharmaceutical industry with a Level 8 in Chemical Engineering/Mechanical Engineering or Chemistry and wishing to further augment their qualifications and experience with a Level 9 Engineering qualification.

It offers those who have spent some time away from the industry an opportunity to upskill and gain valuable knowledge and expertise in current technologies and techniques now widely used throughout the industry.

The Springboard certificate in Process Engineering Developments offers candidates a chance to sample the Masters content and gain a qualification without fully committing to a Masters from the offset. The certificate in Process Engineering Developments is free of charge to those eligible for Springboard funding.

What skills will I learn?

Students will develop advanced analytical, design and research skills with an industrial focus. Content covers all areas relevant to the industry such as process improvement, health & safety, environmental management, business management and technology transfer. This programme aims to develop advanced analytical, design and research skills in Chemical Engineering with an industrial focus. Postgraduate students will undertake the final research element of this Masters programme in a host company or with their current employer. This will provide the researcher with an insight into the commercial aspects of engineering research and innovation and the opportunity to contribute to the development of the latest products and techniques. Graduates of the programme will be well equipped to respond to the needs of the high technology industries particularly those with a focus on Research & Development, and product or process innovation

What are the benefits of doing the course online?

The blended learning format provides a flexible environment to those already working in a busy industry, in which the student can complete some modules online during the semester at a time that is convenient to him/her.

What do graduates do?

Graduates of this programme would seek employment in several industrial roles such as operations, quality, engineering, health and safety etc. Graduates would typically work in the pharmaceutical/biopharmaceutical industry in a variety of roles.  The Level 9 qualification bolsters students existing Level 8 and equipping them with the skills and qualification to transition to managerial or technical leadership roles.

More Course Information

For more information on the modules in the programme, please click here.

Detailed information on the timetable for the MEng in Chemical and Biopharmaceutical Engineering is available here.

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