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Chemical and Biological Engineering

University of British Columbia

Master
12 months
Duration
8952 CAD/year
5095 CAD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
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About

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering was established in 1999 at University of British Columbia, and reflects the growing need for engineers in the fields of biotechnology, biomedical and bio-resource engineering.

Overview

Chemical and Chemical & Biological engineers create and develop processes to change raw materials into the products that society depends on; food, chemicals, fuels, energy, metals, pharmaceuticals, paper, plastics, and personal care products. Chemical and process engineers help to manage natural resources, protect the environment, control health and safety procedures, and recycle materials, while developing and managing the processes which make the products we use.

What makes the program unique?

Research funding per grant holder is amongst the highest for chemical engineering departments in Canada.  Several faculty members have won national and international recognition for their research contributions and many former students have gone on to become leaders in industry and academia in Canada and abroad.

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering from University of British Columbia facilities include a building with extensive custom research labs designed for quality world class research activities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Reactor Design
  • Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
  • Math Operations in Chemical Engineering
  • Mom, Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Bioprocess Engineering
  • Industrial Biotechnology Lab

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants must hold a credential deemed academically equivalent to a four-year bachelor’s degree from UBC in engineering or a related discipline.  Students who do not have a background in chemical engineering may be required to successfully complete selected essential background and core undergraduate courses in chemical engineering before receiving a degree, as determined by the graduate advisor in consultation with the research supervisor.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8952 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8952 CAD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    5095 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5095 CAD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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