MSc by Research Process Integration / Overview

Year of entry: 2020

Degree awarded
Master of Science (Research)
Duration
1 Year Full Time
Entry requirements
The standard academic entry requirement will normally be at least an Upper Second UK honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant science or engineering discipline or a first degree with an additional UK Masters degree (or international equivalent).

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply online

Programme options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
MSc by Research Y Y N N

Programme description

Process integration of chemical processes focuses on the design, optimisation, operational optimisation and control of chemical and biochemical processes. We have particular specialism in the oil and gas sector including petroleum engineering.

Process integration relates to processes in the petroleum, petrochemical, chemical, pharmaceutical and food processing industries. The emphasis is on a holistic approach to the process, rather than concentrating on individual operations, or the phenomena occurring in individual operations. The research in process integration started in the early 1980s with an emphasis on energy efficiency. The early focus was on systematic methods for the design of heat exchanger networks. Later, the ideas and techniques developed to solve the heat exchanger network problem provided the basis for the extension of the methodology into new areas. Find out more about this research area  here.

The Department of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science is a world leader in industrially relevant research and teaching in chemical engineering and related subjects. 

We undertake leading-edge multidisciplinary, creative and relevant research on a wide range of topics. Focused on advancing the science and engineering of complex systems and addressing different scales and levels of complexity, the research in the Department is carried out within four main research themes:

  • Energy
  • Health
  • Sustainability
  • Water

Our breadth of research expertise and highly advanced facilities make us an ideal choice whatever your doctoral interest.

Facilitating research across chemical engineering and bioscience, chemistry, mathematics and analytical and measurement science, means we can offer you the benefits of a large multidisciplinary institution at the same time as ensuring you are given personal support for your professional development.

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2020, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MSc by Research (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): Band A £TBA; Band B £7,250; Band C £9,250; Band D £16,000
    International students (per annum): Band A £24,000; Band B £25,000; Band C £26,000; Band D £29,000
  • MSc by Research (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): Band A £TBA; Band B £3,625; Band C £4,625; Band D £8,000
    International students (per annum): Band A £12,000; Band B £12,500; Band C £13,000; Band D £14,500

Contact details

Department
Department of Chemical Engineering & Analytical Science
Contact name
Alison Cheslett
Telephone
+44 (0)161 306 4837
Email
Website
https://www.manchester.ac.uk/ceas
School/Faculty

The School of Engineering creates a world of possibilities for students pursuing skills and understanding. Through dynamic research and teaching we develop engineering solutions that make a difference to society in an ethical and sustainable way.  Science-based engineering is at the heart of what we do, and through collaboration we support the engineers and scientists of tomorrow to become technically strong, analytically innovative and creative. Find out more about Science and Engineering at Manchester .

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