Chemical & Biopharmaceutical Engineering MEng

  • Course Code

    CR_ECHBI_9

  • Field of Study

    Chemical & Biopharmaceutical Engineering

  • Type of Course:

    Masters Degree

  • Type of Qualification:

    MEng

  • Type of Study:

    Full time,Part time

  • Application Closing Date:

    31st March 2021

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.

 

Recognition of Prior Learning

Equivalent recognition may be given through the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process on an individual case-by-case basis to candidates who have not achieved this academic standard but who can demonstrate significant relevant professional experience in the discipline of Chemical and Biopharmaceutical Engineering. For more information, please visit www.cit.ie/rpl.

Department(s)

Process, Energy and Transport Engineering

All part-time programmes at MTU Cork will run subject to sufficient student numbers. Where a programme cannot proceed, applicants will be contacted and advised on alternative study options.
 

Students should note that Fees quoted relate to the academic year 2021-2022 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only.
 

For more information on Fees, please visit fees/students

 

Course Fee

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 (applies to full-time students only) 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.

 

Overview

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.

 

Structure

This is a 90 credit Level 9 taught programme comprising eight mandatory modules, two free choice 5 credit modules, and two project modules totalling 40 credits.

 

Delivery

Full-time
No. of weeks per semester: 13
No. of timetable hours per week: 15
Which days: Variable (usually includes Friday afternoon)
Duration: 3 semesters
 

Part-time
No. of week per semester: 13
No. of timetable hours per week: circa 6 - 9
Which days: Variable (usually includes Friday afternoon)
Duration: 9 semesters

 

Award

Master of Engineering in Chemical & Biopharmaceutical Engineering (Level 9 on the National Framework of Qualifications).

MTU Cork 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 application is open for course commencing September 2021.
     
  • Please note that applicants will be required to pay an acceptance fee of €250 online if a place on a course is offered. This fee is deductible from the overall course fee.
     
  • Note: You will not be charged for applying for the programme by clicking the 'apply now' button, you are only asked to pay an acceptance fee if a place is offered to you and you wish to accept it.
     
  • Please attach and upload any documents such as transcripts, CV, other details relevant to the application.

     

EU Applicants

 

Apply online >>
 

 

 

Non-EU Applicants

 

Apply Online >>

 

 

Dr Roisin Foley
roisin.foley@cit.ie
021 4326224

Elaine McCarthy / Tammy Browne Department Secretary
PET.Dept@cit.ie
021 4335150

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