Develop your advanced engineering skills and contribute to industry-focused research projects, identifying solutions to existing and emerging chemical engineering problems.
You can select from existing applied research projects that are well supported by industry. These projects will deliver fundamental research leading to innovative new products, processes and knowledge.
Research opportunities are in the fields of rheology, advanced and functional materials, water and wastewater, energy, complex liquid flow, microfluidics, and surface science.
The Master of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) from RMIT University will provide you with a foundation for further studies into a PhD and employment in senior leadership and management research-based positions in a variety of government, non-government and corporate organisations.
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You will be expertly supervised while you work on a project in one of the following areas:
- anaerobic digester hydrodynamics
- biochemical engineering
- biodegradable polymer nanocomposites
- biomass utilisation and conversion
- chaos and mixing
- colloids science
- corrosion and materials degradation
- drinking water treatment
- flow process and mixer analysis of complex fluids and multiphase mixtures
- life cycle analysis of processes
- nanodroplets, nanobubbles and nanocatalysts
- polymer processing
- rheology of polymers and sludge
- surface science
- water quality and wastewater treatment
This masters degree may be undertaken in a project, thesis with publication or thesis mode. Prospective candidates should discuss these modes of submission with their potential supervisor.
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- 24 months
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Start date: Continuous
DisciplinesChemical Engineering Chemistry General Engineering & Technology View 32 other Masters in Chemistry in Australia
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- a bachelor degree requiring at least four years of full-time study in a relevant discipline awarded with honours; or
- evidence of appropriate academic qualifications and/or experience that satisfies the Associate Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research Training and Development or nominee that the applicant has developed knowledge of the field of study or cognate field and the potential for research sufficient to undertake the proposed program.
- CRICOS number: 079819D
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International37440 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 37440 AUD per year during 24 months.
- Domestic: Research Training Scheme
Living costs for Melbourne
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.