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Advanced Chemical Engineering with Formulation

University of Birmingham

12 months
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24480 GBP/year
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This Advanced Chemical Engineering with Formulation programme from University of Birmingham focuses on advanced chemical engineering topics that inform the modern process engineering industry. The three major research areas – formulation engineering, energy, and healthcare technology – guide the programme.

Overview

Chemical engineering is dynamic and evolving, and today extends far beyond its roots in oil and gas processing. It provides solutions to problems facing many sectors, such as energy supply and storage, food, fast-moving consumer goods, pharmaceuticals, and healthcare.

This Advanced Chemical Engineering with Formulation programme from the University of Birmingham focuses on advanced chemical engineering topics that inform the modern process engineering industry. 

The three major research areas – formulation engineering, energy, and healthcare technology – guide the programme. We explore concepts and processes that are applicable to multiple sectors, such as food, fuel, energy, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, and chemical industries.  

The graduates are well prepared for a career in a variety of industries and have an opportunity to capitalise on the growing global demand for chemical engineers.

The school of Chemical Engineering at the University of Birmingham focuses on research in three areas, answering three major questions of global importance:

  • Formulation Engineering – How can we develop and produce formulated products such as food or pharmaceuticals with novel properties in a sustainable manner?
  • Healthcare Technology – How can we maintain a healthy aging population?
  • Energy – How can we reshape energy supply and storage in a sustainable way?

Employability

There is a great demand for chemical engineers in industry worldwide. This course gives you a professional basis for a career in a variety of industries.

The Careers Network offers a range of events and support services designed to help you maximise your employability: from networking opportunities and career coaching workshops, to our effective-careers-strategy toolkit and one-to-one guidance. We also offer subject specific careers consultants and advisers for each college and a dedicated careers website for international students. Further information is below.

Programme Structure

Research Themes
  • Formulation Engineering
We are developing solutions to problems facing industries in the food, pharmaceutical, biotechnological, fast moving consumer goods and speciality products.
  • Energy
Improving quality of life demands the supply of increasing amounts of energy and consumer chemicals, whilst at the same time global warming has become a major cause for concern. The Energy research theme addresses the challenges of introducing the hydrogen economy to replace the current reliance on carbon-based fuels.
  • Healthcare Technologies
Our experts are working together to advance new technologies and treatments that enable people to live longer, healthier and happier lives.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should have, or expect to obtain, a 2:1 Honours degree in a relevant subject (eg, Chemical Engineering or Chemistry with sufficient Mathematics). 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24480 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24480 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    10260 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10260 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

UK students 

  • MSc:  Full-time £10,260 Part-time £5,130
  • PgDip:  Full-time £6,840
International students
  • MSc: Full-time £24,480
  • PgDip: Full-time £16,320

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

  • UK students looking to pursue a Masters programme in the UK can apply for a non-means-tested loan from the British government via the Student Loans Company.
  • A loan of up to £11,222 is available to students applying to taught and research Masters courses.

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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