What will I learn?

Applying their knowledge of chemistry, physics, biology and mathematics, chemical engineers create processes and products that are safe, environmentally friendly, energy efficient and economical.

From developing more efficient fuel cells to creating innovations that advance space exploration, our chemical engineering students and faculty are at the forefront of research.

As a chemical engineering graduate, you can work in a variety of fields from manufacturing and healthcare to food processing and environmental health and safety.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the ME/MS program will acquire and demonstrate expertise in the core subject areas of chemical engineering, which are chemical process analysis, thermodynamics, fluid flow analysis and mass transfer.
Graduates of the ME/MS program will acquire a working knowledge of various areas of chemical science and technology and in allied fields, including other engineering disciplines, business, the sciences, and/or mathematics. They will successfully complete three elective courses - these courses will be approved by their advisors and the Graduate Director.
Graduates of the ME/MS program will be made aware, through attendance at seminars and conferences, of advances at the frontiers of knowledge in chemical science and technology.
Graduates of the MS program will acquire the ability to identify pertinent research problems, to formulate and execute a research plan, to generate and analyze original research results, and to communicate those results through oral presentations and written publications submitted to refereed archival journals.
Graduates of the ME/MS program will acquire the basic skills needed for life-long learning and professional development.

Which department am I in?

College of Engineering and Computing

Study options

Full Time (30 hours)

Tuition fees
US$29,196.00 per year
USD $14,598 per semester
Start date

22 August 2019, 13 January 2020

Venue

College of Engineering and Computing

301 Main Street,

COLUMBIA,

South Carolina,

29208, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have a baccalaureate degree (or the international equivalent) from an accredited college or university. English Language Requirements: minimum acceptable score on the TOEFL is 80 Internet-based or 570 paper-based, but some programs have set higher standards. The minimum acceptable overall band score on the IELTS Intl. Academic Course Type 2 exam is 6.5.

For international students

Students must have baccalaureate or higher degree from a college or university accredited by a regional accrediting agency is required. Applicants’ academic records should demonstrate adequate preparation in the field in which graduate work is to be undertaken.

Students must have cumulative grade point average (GPA) must be at least 3.00.

The minimum TOEFL is 80 Internet-based, or 570 paper-based.. The minimum acceptable overall band score on the IELTS Intl. Academic Course Type 2 exam is 6.5. The minimum acceptable score on PTE Academic is 53

Find your nearest IELTS test centre and test dates

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

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