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Chemical Engineering, MSc by Research

Swansea University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Bay Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

From authoring definitive text books on chemical engineering to finding solutions to the world's water shortages, Swansea University has a proud tradition delivering pioneering innovative process engineering solutions. As we have a wide range of research in chemical engineering, Swansea University provides an excellent base for your research as a MSc by Research student in Chemical Engineering.

There is a wide range of research in chemical engineering at Swansea University including:

  • Advanced Oxidation Processes (AOPs)
  • Membrane separation
  • Biochemical engineering
  • Biomanufacturing
  • Engineering applications of nanotechnology
  • Bioengineering, biomedical engineering
  • Cell and tissue engineering
  • Non-thermal Plasma Technology
  • Colloid science and engineering
  • Desalination
  • Ozonation Processes
  • Pharmaceutical engineering
  • Polymer engineering
  • Rheology
  • Separation processes
  • Transport processes
  • Water and wastewater treatment

The MSc by Research at Swansea University provides an opportunity to work with a member of academic staff in one of the above, or related, area of research.

Programme Summary

This MSc by Research in Chemical Engineering at Swansea will enable you to undertake a research project led by your own interests. It is a highly respected qualification which can enable a future career in academia or a wider scope for employment in fields such as education, government or the private sector. A thesis of 40,000 words will be submitted for assessment demonstrating original research with a substantive contribution to the subject area. The Masters is examined following an oral examination of the thesis (a viva voce examination or viva). You will acquire research skills for high-level work and skills and training programmes are available on campus for further support.

Programme Aims

This Masters programme will provide students with:

The opportunity to conduct high quality postgraduate research in a world leading research environment.
Key skills needed to undertake advanced academic and non-academic research including qualitative and quantitative data analysis.
Advanced critical thinking, intellectual curiosity and independent judgement.

Assessment

Students for the Masters by Research in Chemical Engineering are examined in two parts.

The first part is a thesis which is an original body of work representing the methods and results of the research project. The word limit is 40,000 for the main text. The word limit does not include appendices (if any), essential footnotes, introductory parts and statements or the bibliography and index.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 20,150per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    32nd

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University, established in 1920 is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location.
Swansea is an international university with students from over 130 countries and a strong international academic community.
The university has a friendly campus community, offering specialist support for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    9th out of 31 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 245
    124 53%

    22nd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    3rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    13th

    4

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