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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 Date31st May 2020
  • 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

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 per week: 15
Which days: Variable (usually includes Friday afternoon)
Duration: 3 semesters

 

Part-time
No. of week per semester: 13
No. of timetable hours per week: circa 6 - 9
Which days: Variable (usually includes Friday afternoon)
Duration: 9 semesters


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.

 

Equivalent recognition may be given through the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process on an individual case-bycase basis to candidates who have not achieved this academic standard but who can demonstrate significant relevant professional experience in the discipline of Chemical and Biopharmaceutical Engineering. For more information please visit www.cit.ie/rpl.

 

To Apply

 

  • Online application is now closed for course commencing September 2020.

  • Please note that applicants will be required to pay an acceptance fee of €500 online if a place on a course is offered. This fee is deductible from the overall course fee.

  • Note: You will not be charged for applying for the programme by clicking the 'apply now' button, you are only asked to pay an acceptance fee if a place is offered to you and you wish to accept it

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.

Course Details

Part-time Information

  • 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 2020-2021 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only. 

     

  • Registration fees for professional bodies etc. are payable separately to these institutions. Students will be notified of their fees by email to their CIT email account and in all cases, course fees must be paid before attending lectures.  For more information on Fees, please visit fees/students

     
  • Some candidates may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning based on previous academic or work experience. If you think you may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning, please check out www.cit.ie/rpl
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