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Chemical Technology and Management (distance learning)

University of Strathclyde

36 months
4900 GBP/year
4900 GBP/year
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This part-time distance learning programme in Chemical Technology and Management (distance learning) from University of Strathclyde was originally developed in conjunction with the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC).


This Chemical Technology and Management (distance learning) from University of Strathclyde meets the management and technical development needs of those working in the chemical, pharmaceutical and process industries. The programme is directed at people working as chemists in research and development, manufacturing and business management roles.

The course format is a three-year, postgraduate modular course with a major final year project completed in the employees' place of work. A two-year Diploma option and one-year PG certificate are also available.

You’ll study

The MSc Chemical Technology & Management and the MSc Process Technology & Management are delivered in parallel. Both courses have some of the same core and optional classes.

The modular approach to this course combines a designed core programme, with an element of choice that allows you to choose subjects relevant to you and your industry.

Your first semester will comprise of one class, the 30-credit Analytical Techniques for Industry. You’ll subsequently follow a programme of core management/business classes, and core and optional classes related to chemistry, chemical engineering, chemical and process technology.


A Masters degree will expand your career opportunities whether you're planning to progress your career into management, move into industrial or research chemistry, or move into a new industry.

Getting an MSc will provide you with a means to validate your skills and competency to your peers and employers.

A degree in Chemical Technology and Management is flexible and relevant to many industries. Using a modular approach allows prospective students to choose some of your own modules. As a student, you'll be able to tailor your degree to your own needs.

Relevant industries include food and drink, pharmaceutical, water treatment and more.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Analytical Techniques for Industry
  • Process Design Principles
  • Multivariate Analysis & Process Analysis for Industry
  • Ethics, Sustainability & Environmental Engineering
  • Project Management
  • Business & Technology Strategy

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • There’s no formal closing date for postgraduate applications.


180 alternative credits
  • Postgraduate Certificate - 60
  • Postgraduate Diploma - 120



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a first-class or second-class honours degree (or international equivalent) in a relevant degree subject.

  • Other qualifications will be considered if they meet the same standard. Please note that due to the large variety of qualifications, a definite answer can only be given once a full application has been received.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4900 GBP/year
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  • EU/EEA

    4900 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 4900 GBP per year during 36 months.


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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