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Key Info

  • Course CodeCR_ECHBI_9
  • Field of StudyChemical & Biopharmaceutical Engineering
  • Type of CourseMasters Degree
  • Type of QualificationMaster of Engineering
  • Type of Study Full time Part time
  • Application Closing Date 1st September 2019.
  • Start DateSeptember
  • DurationThe course runs over 3 semesters on a full time basis and is also offered on a part time basis. It is expected that candidates should normally complete the programme over 3 years on a part-time basis.
  • Level9
  • LocationCIT Bishopstown Campus

All part-time programmes at CIT will run subject to sufficient student numbers. Where a programme cannot proceed, applicants will be contacted and advised on alternative study options.

Students should note that Fees quoted relate to the academic year 2019-2020 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only. 

Course fees must be paid before attending lectures.

An Information session will take place on Wednesday 4th September 2019 from 5.30pm to 7.00pm at the CIT Bishopstown Campus. Institute staff will be in attendance to offer career guidance and assistance.
 


Course Fee

 

Information on the fees payable may be obtained from the CIT Fees Office (fees@cit.ie).
Full time: EU Applicants €5,000*
Non EU Applicants €12,000
Part Time: EU Applicants €7,000

 

*Union of Students in Ireland (USI) Levy
The USI membership levy of €7.00 has been introduced as a result of a referendum where students opted to affiliate to the national Students’ Union. This levy must be paid before the start of Semester 1.

 
Structure

This programme aims to develop advanced analytical, design and research skills in Chemical Engineering with an industrial focus. Postgraduate students will undertake the final research element of this Masters programme in a host company or with their current employer. This will provide the researcher with an insight into the commercial aspects of engineering research and innovation and the opportunity to contribute to the development of the latest products and techniques. Graduates of the programme will be well equipped to respond to the needs of the high technology industries particularly those with a focus on Research & Development, and product or process innovation.

 

This is a 90 credit Level 9 taught programme comprising eight mandatory modules, two free choice 5 credit modules and two project modules, totalling 40 credits.


Delivery

Full-time
No. of weeks per semester: 13
No. of timetable hours week: 15
Which days: Variable (usually includes Friday afternoon)
Duration: Three semesters

 


Part-time
3 Years (9 Semesters, September to August)

 


Award

Master of Engineering in Chemical & Biopharmaceutical Engineering (Level 9 on the National Framework of Qualifications).

Applicants must have achieved a minimum of Second Class Honours in a Level 8 Honours Bachelor Programme in Chemical and Biopharmaceutical Engineering or equivalent.

CIT has developed a website which gives full details of all modules for all courses. The website also has information on recommended textbooks, average weekly workload, assessments and exams.

Please click here for detailed module information.

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