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Chemical & Biopharmaceutical Engineering MEng

  • Course Code


  • Field of Study

    Chemical & Biopharmaceutical Engineering

  • Type of Course:

    Masters Degree

  • Type of Qualification:


  • Type of Study:

    Full time,Part time

  • Application Closing Date:

    5th September 2017

Full-time course duration:

The course runs over 3 semesters on a full time basis and is also offered on a part time basis. It is expected that candidates should normally complete the programme over 3 years on a part-time basis.

Admission Requirements:

Applicants must have achieved a minimum of Second Class Honours in a Level 8 Honours Bachelor Programme in Chemical and Biopharmaceutical Engineering or equivalent.


Process, Energy and Transport Engineering

Course Fee

Students should note that Fees quoted relate to the academic year 2017-2018 only and are subject to change on an annual basis.

Information on the fees payable may be obtained from the CIT Fees Office (
Full time: EU Applicants €5,000
Non EU Applicants €12,000
Part Time: EU Applicants €7,000

Union of Students in Ireland (USI) Levy
The USI membership levy of €7.00 has been introduced as a result of a referendum where students opted to affiliate to the national Students’ Union. This levy must be paid before the start of Semester 1.


This is a 90 credit Level 9 taught programme comprising 8 mandatory modules, two free choice 5 credit modules, two project modules (totalling 15 credits) and a research project/dissertation (30 credits).


No. of weeks per semester: 13
No. of timetable hours week: 15
Which days: Variable (usually includes Friday afternoon)
Duration: Three semesters

3 Years (9 Semesters, September to August)


The 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. 

CIT has developed a website which gives full details of all modules for all courses. The website also has information on recommended textbooks, average weekly workload, assessments and exams.

Please click here for detailed module information.

  • Online Applications will open shortly for course commencing in September 2017
  • Please note that applicants will be required to pay an acceptance fee of €500 online if a place on a course is offered. This fee is deductible from the overall course fee.


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