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What will I learn?

COURSE OVERVIEW

From authoring definitive text books on chemical engineering to finding solutions to the world's water shortages, Swansea University has a proud tradition delivering pioneering innovative process engineering solutions. As we have a wide range of research in chemical engineering, Swansea University provides an excellent base for your research as a MSc by Research student in Chemical Engineering.

There is a wide range of research in chemical engineering at Swansea University including:

  • Advanced Oxidation Processes (AOPs)
  • Membrane separation
  • Biochemical engineering
  • Biomanufacturing
  • Engineering applications of nanotechnology
  • Bioengineering, biomedical engineering
  • Cell and tissue engineering
  • Non-thermal Plasma Technology
  • Colloid science and engineering
  • Desalination
  • Ozonation Processes
  • Pharmaceutical engineering
  • Polymer engineering
  • Rheology
  • Separation processes
  • Transport processes
  • Water and wastewater treatment

The MSc by Research at Swansea University provides an opportunity to work with a member of academic staff in one of the above, or related, area of research.

Programme Summary

This MSc by Research in Chemical Engineering at Swansea will enable you to undertake a research project led by your own interests. It is a highly respected qualification which can enable a future career in academia or a wider scope for employment in fields such as education, government or the private sector. A thesis of 40,000 words will be submitted for assessment demonstrating original research with a substantive contribution to the subject area. The Masters is examined following an oral examination of the thesis (a viva voce examination or viva). You will acquire research skills for high-level work and skills and training programmes are available on campus for further support.

Programme Aims

This Masters programme will provide students with:

The opportunity to conduct high quality postgraduate research in a world leading research environment.
Key skills needed to undertake advanced academic and non-academic research including qualitative and quantitative data analysis.
Advanced critical thinking, intellectual curiosity and independent judgement.

Which department am I in?

Engineering

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£21,350.00 (US$ 23,135) per year
Fees for April and July 2022 - £20750. Fees for Oct, Jan, April and July 2023 - £21350. Tuition fees for years of study after your first year are subject to an increase of 3%.

This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

October 2022, January 2023, April 2023, July 2023

Venue

Bay Campus

Fabian Way,

Swansea,

SA1 8EN, Wales

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have: Bachelor with CGPA 3.7 (out of 4.0) is comparable to UK 1st Class; Bachelor with CGPA 3.2 (out of 4.0) is comparable to UK 2.1 standard; Bachelor with CGPA 2.6 (out of 4.0) is comparable to UK 2.2 standard. IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 in each part of the test (or equivalent).

For international students

Applicants must normally hold an undergraduate degree at 2:1 level (or Non-UK equivalent as defined by Swansea University) in Chemical or Biochemical Engineering, or a related discipline, such as chemistry, biochemistry, physics, or other engineering discipline. IELTS 6.5 Overall (5.5+ each comp.) or Swansea University recognised equivalent.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Swansea University

A dual campus university, Swansea University boasts excellent teaching, research and outstanding student support.

  • Rated in the top 30 UK research universities (REF 2014-21)
  • Awarded gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)
  • UK Top 15 for career prospects (Complete University Guide)
  • Among the top 10 safest places to study in the UK

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