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15.43

Department of Chemical and Process Engineering


Chemical Engineering and Chemical Engineering with
Process Biotechnology

BEng with Honours in Chemical Engineering

BEng with Honours
in Chemical Engineering with Process
Biotechnology

BEng in Chemical Engineering

Diploma of Higher Education in Chemical Engineering

Certificate of Higher Education in Chemical Engine
ering



Course Regulations

[These regulations are to be read in conjunction with Regulation 15.1]


Status of the Courses

15.43.1

All students are normally admitted in the first instance as potential
Honours students. Transfer between the courses and to
the MEng
degree in Chemical Engineering is possible prior to the fourth year of
study, subject to satisfying the appropriate progress regulations.


Mode of Study

15.43.2

The courses are available by full
-
time study only.


Curriculum

First Year

15.43
.3

All students shall undertake classes amounting to no fewer than 120
credits as follows:


Compulsory Classes

Level

Credits

13 110

Foundation Chemistry

1

20

13 114

Physical and Organic Chemistry

1

10

18 121

Introduction to Chemical and Process

Engineering

1

10

18 153

IT and Graphical Communications

1

10

CP 101

Basic Principles in Chemical Engineering

1

20

MA 111

Mathematics 1 B

1

15

MA 112

Mathematics 2B

1

15


together with classes appropriate to the chosen course:


Chemical Engineering

Electiv
e Classes


20


Chemical Engineering with Process Biotechnology

Elective Classes


10


Optional Classes


No fewer than 10 credits chosen from

53 204

Statistics for Bioscience

2

10

65 101

Biomedical Engineering

1

10

BB 103

Bioscience 1C: Microbial and Plant S
cience

1

10

BB 105

Understanding Food

1

10

BB 205

Bioscience 2E: Introductory Medical Microbiology

2

10


In exceptional circumstances students may take other classes, but only
with the prior approval of the Head of Department.


Second Year

15.43.4

All students shall undertake classes amounting to no fewer than 120
credits as follows:


Compulsory Classes

Level

Credits

16 215

Foundation Engineering Mechanics

2

10

18 207

Process Analysis 1

2

10

18 209

Process Heat Transfer

2

10

18 211

Process Fluid F
low

2

10

18 238

Chemical Engineering Practice 1

2

20

CP 201

Process Thermodynamics

2

10

CP 202

Statistics for Chemical Engineers

2

10

MA 211

Mathematics 3B

2

10

MA 212

Mathematics 4B

2

10


together with classes appropriate to the chosen course:


Chemical

Engineering

Elective Classes


20


Chemical Engineering with Process Biotechnology

Elective Classes


10


Optional Classes


No fewer than 10 credits chosen from the list of optional classes in
Regulation 15.43.3


Third Year

15.43.5

All students shall undertake classes amounting to no fewer than 120
credits as follows:


Compulsory Classes

Level

Credits

18 316

Biochemical Engineering 1

3

10

18 320

Safety and Loss Prevention 1

3

10

18 321

Reactors

3

10

18 324

Plastics Engineering

3

10

18 356

Computer Applications

3

10

18 361

Separation Processes 1

3

10

18 362

Separation Processes 2

3

10

18 366

Food Process Engineering

3

10

18 367

Plant and Process Design

3

20

18 368

Chemical Engineering Practice 2

3

20



Fourth Year

15.43.6

All stud
ents shall undertake classes amounting to no fewer than 120
credits as follows:


Compulsory Classes

Level

Credits

18 419

Water Pollution Control

4

10

18 420

Process Analysis 3

4

10

18 442

Particle Technology

4

10

18 443

Process Control and Instrumentatio
n 1

4

10

18 446

Process Economics

4

10

18 474

Separation Processes 3

4

10

18 475

Chemical Engineering Design

4

60

CP 421

Multiphase Systems

4

10


*

Students taking the BEng in Chemical Engineering with Process
Biotechnology must take the Process Biotechnology options with the
classes
18 415 Chemical Engineering Design
and
18 417 Chemical
Engineering Project


Progress

15.43.7

In order to progress to t
he second year of the course, a student must
normally have accumulated at least 100 credits from the course
curriculum.

15.43.8

In order to progress to the third year of the course, a student must
normally have accumulated at least 220 credits from the cou
rse
curriculum.

15.43.9

In order to progress to the fourth year of the course, a student must
normally have accumulated at least 340 credits from the course
curriculum
.
In addition, a student must have achieved an approved
standard of performance with reg
ard to level of study and academic
attainment.


Final Honours Classification

15.43.10

The final Honours classification will normally be based on:

(i)

the first assessed attempt at compulsory and specified optional
classes which are taken in the second, thi
rd and fourth years;

(ii)

if appropriate, an oral examination.


Award

15.43.11

BEng with Honours:
In order to qualify for the award of the degree of
BEng with Honours in Chemical Engineering, a candidate must have
accumulated no fewer than 480 credits from

the course curriculum.
These must include

(i)

no fewer than 400 credits from compulsory classes including
180 at Levels 3 and 4 of which a minimum of 90 must be at
Level 4 or above;

(ii)

the credits for the classes
18 238 Chemical Engineering
Practice 1

and

18 368 Chemical Engineering Practice 2

.

15.43.12

In order to qualify for the award of the degree of BEng with Honours in
Chemical Engineering with Process Biotechnology, a candidate must
have accumulated no fewer than 480 credits from the course
curr
iculum. These must include

(i)

no fewer than 400 credits from compulsory classes including
180 at Levels 3 and 4 of which a minimum of 90 must be at
Level 4 or above;

(ii)

the credits for the classes
18 238 Chemical Engineering
Practice 1

and
18 368
Chemical Engineering Practice 2

plus
those for at least two of the optional classes taken in the first
and second years.


15.43.13

BEng
: In order to qualify for the award of the degree of BEng in
Chemical Engineering a candidate must have accumulated no fe
wer
than 360 credits from the course curriculum. These must include no
fewer than 90 credits at Level 3 or above.

15.43.14

Diploma of Higher Education
: In order to qualify for the award of a
Diploma of Higher Education in Chemical Engineering, a candidat
e
must have accumulated no fewer than 240 credits from the course
curriculum. These must include no fewer than 100 credits at Level 2 or
above.

15.43.15

Certificate of Higher Education:
In order to qualify for the award of a
Certificate of Higher Educatio
n in Chemical Engineering, a candidate
must have accumulated no fewer than 120 credits from the course
curriculum.

15.43.16

A candidate who meets the criteria in Regulation 15.1.42 may be
awarded the BEng or the

Diploma of Higher Education or the
Certif
icate of Higher Education in Chemical Engineering ‘with
Commendation’.

15.43.17


to 15.43.30

(Numbers not used)



Chemical Engineering

BEng with Honours in Chemical Engineering by Distance
Learning

BEng in Chemical Engineering by Distance Learning


Course Regulations

[These regulations are to be read in conjunction with Regulation 15.1]


Admission

15.43.31

The normal qualification for entry to the course is possession of an

HNC in Chemical Engineering plus related work experience, an HND in
Chemical Engineering or a degree in another discipline; other
qualifications may be considered. Students thus qualified are normally
awarded 240 credits through credit transfer and/or RPL
.


Status of the Courses

15.43.32

All students are normally admitted in the first instance as potential
Honours students.


Mode of Study

15.43.33

The courses are available by distance learning only.


Duration of Study

15.43.34

The normal duration of stu
dy is 3 years and the maximum is 6 years.








Curriculum

First Year

15.43.35

All students shall undertake classes amounting to no fewer than 60
credits as follows:


Compulsory Classes

Level

Credits

CD 101

Basic Principles in Chemical Engineering

2

10

CD 108

Mathematics Bridging

2

5

CD 207

Process Analysis 1

2

15

CD 209

Process Heat Transfer

2

10

CD 211

Process Fluid Flow

2

10

CD 361

Separation Processes 1

3

10



Second Year

15.43.36

All students shall undertake classes amounting to no fewer than 80
cr
edits as follows:


Compulsory Classes

Level

Credits

CD 301

Process Thermodynamics

3

10

CD 320

Safety and Loss Prevention 1

3

10

CD 321

Reactors

3

10

CD 356

Computer Applications

3

10

CD 362

Separation Processes 2

3

10

CD 367

Plant and Process Design

3

10

CD 420

Process Analysis 3

4

10

CD 473

Transfer Processes

4

10


Third Year

15.43.37

All students shall undertake classes amounting to no fewer than 100
credits as follows:


Compulsory Classes

Level

Credits

CD 415

Chemical Engineering Design

4

30

CD 417

Chemical Engineering Project

4

20

CD 419

Water Pollution Control

4

10

CD 442

Particle Technology

4

10

CD 443

Process Control and Instrumentation 1

4

10

CD 446

Process Economics

4

10

CD 474

Separation Processes 3

4

10


Progress

15.43.38

In order to progre
ss to the second year of the course, a student must
normally have accumulated at least 280 credits including at least 40
credits from the first year curriculum.

15.43.39

In order to progress to the third year of the course, a student must
normally have acc
umulated at least 360 credits including at least 120
credits from the first and second year curriculum. In addition, a student
must have achieved an approved standard of performance with regard
to level of study and academic attainment.


Final Honours Cla
ssification

15.43.40

The final Honours classification will normally be based on:

(i)

the first assessed attempt at compulsory and specified optional
classes which are taken in the second and third years;

(ii)

if appropriate, an oral examination.


Award

15.
43.41

BEng with Honours:
In order to qualify for the award of the degree of
BEng with Honours in Chemical Engineering by Distance Learning, a
candidate must have accumulated no fewer than 480 credits including
at least 220 from the course curriculum. Thes
e must include no fewer
than 180 credits at Levels 3 and 4 of which a minimum of 90 must be at
Level 4.

15.43.42

BEng
: In order to qualify for the award of the degree of BEng in
Chemical Engineering by Distance Learning, a candidate must have
accumulated no fewer than 360 credits including at least 100 from the
course curriculum. These must include no fewer than 60 cred
its at
Level 3 or above.

15.43.43

A candidate who meets the criteria in Regulation 15.1.42 may be
awarded the BEng in Chemical Engineering by Distance Learning ‘with
Commendation’.


16.43

Department of Chemical and Process Engineering


Chemical Enginee
ring

MEng in Chemical Engineering



Course Regulations

[These regulations are to be read in conjunction with Regulation 16.1]


Status of the Degree

16.43.1

The course is at Integrated Masters level. Transfer to the BE
ng degree
in Chemical Engineering is possible prior to the fourth year of study,
subject to satisfying the appropriate progress regulations.



Mode of Study

16.43.2

The courses are available by full
-
time study only


Curriculum

First Year

16.43.3

All st
udents shall undertake classes amounting to no fewer than 120
credits as follows:


Compulsory Classes

Level

Credits

13 110

Foundation Chemistry

1

20

13 114

Physical and Organic Chemistry

1

10

18 121

Introduction to Chemical and Process


Engineering

1

10

18 153

IT and Graphical Communications

1

10

CP 101

Basic Principles in Chemical Engineering

1

20

MA 111

Mathematics 1B

1

15

MA 112

Mathematics 2B

1

15


Elective Classes


20


Second Year

16.43.4

All students shall undertake classes amounting to no fewer tha
n 120
credits as follows:


Compulsory Classes

Level

Credits

16 215

Foundation Engineering Mechanics

2

10

18 207

Process Analysis 1

2

10

18 209

Process Heat Transfer

2

10

18 211

Process Fluid Flow

2

10

18 238

Chemical Engineering Practice 1

2

20

CP 201

Pr
ocess Thermodynamics

2

10

CP 202

Statistics for Chemical Engineers

2

10

MA 211

Mathematics 3B

2

10

MA 212

Mathematics 4B

2

10


Elective Classes


20


Third Year

16.43.5

All students shall undertake classes amounting to no fewer than 120
credits as follows:


Compulsory Classes

Level

Credits

18 316

Biochemical Engineering 1

3

10

18 320

Safety and Loss Prevention 1

3

10

18 321

Reactors

3

10

18 324

Plastics Engineering

3

10

18 356

Computer Applications

3

10

18 361

Separation Processes 1

3

10

18 362

Separation Processes 2

3

10

18 366

Food Process Engineering

3

10

18 367

Plant and Process Design

3

20

18 368

Chemical Engineering Practice 2

3

20


Fourth Year


16.43.6

All student
s shall undertake classes amounting to no fewer than 120
credits as follows:


Compulsory Classes

Level

Credits

18 475

Chemical Engineering Design

4

60

18 419

Water Pollution Control

4

10

18 446

Process Economics

4

10

18 442

Particle Technology

4

10

18
443

Process Control and Instrumentation 1

4

10

18 474

Separation Processes 3

4

10

CP 421

Multiphase Systems

4

10


Fifth Year


16.43.7

All students shall undertake classes amounting to no fewer than 120
credits (which must bring the total studied at Level 5

to at least 90
credits) as follows:


Compulsory Classes

Level

Credits

18 530

Chemical Engineering Project

5

60

CP 511

Advanced Process Engineering

5

20

CP 512

Professional Skills

5

20

CP 513

Systems and Industry

5

20


Progress

16.43.8

At all stages of t
he course, a student must achieve an approved
standard of performance with regard to level of study and academic
attainment.

16.43.9

In order to progress to the second year of the course, a student must
normally have accumulated 100 credits from the course

curriculum.

16.43.10

In order to progress to the third year of the course, a student must
normally have accumulated 220 credits from the course curriculum.

16.43.11

In order to progress to the fourth year of the course, a student must
normally have accumu
lated 340 credits from the course curriculum
including those for
18 238 Chemical Engineering Practice 1

and
18 368
Chemical Practice 2

and no fewer than 280 credits from first, second
and third year compulsory classes.

16.43.12

In order to progress to the
fifth year of the course, a student must
normally have accumulated at least 460 credits from the course
curriculum including no fewer than 420 credits from first, second, third
and fourth year compulsory classes.


Final Classification

16.43.13

The final
classification for the degree of MEng in Chemical Engineering
will normally be based on:

(i)

the first assessed attempt at compulsory and specified optional
classes taken in the second, third, fourth and fifth years;

(ii)

if appropriate, an oral examinatio
n.


Award

16.43.14

MEng:
In order to qualify for the award of the degree of MEng

in
Chemical Engineering, a candidate must have accumulated no fewer
than 600 credits from the course curriculum. These must include no
fewer than 210 credits at Levels 4 or 5 of which a minimum of 90 must
be at Level 5.


Transfer

16.43.15

A candidate who

fails to satisfy the progress or award requirements for
the degree of MEng may be transferred to the degree of BEng with
Honours in Chemical Engineering,
provided the appropriate progress
regulations are satisfied

16.43.16

to 16.43.20

(Numbers not used)


Chemical Engineering by Distance Learning

MEng in Chemical Engineering by Distance Learning



Course Regulations

[These regulations are to be read in conjunction with Regulation 16.1]


Admission

16.
43.21

The normal qualification for entry to the course is possession of an
HND in Chemical Engineering or a degree in another discipline; other
qualifications may be considered. Students thus qualified are normally
awarded 240 credits through credit transf
er.


Status of the Degree

16.43.22

The course is at Integrated Masters level. Transfer to the BEng degree
in Chemical Engineering by Distance Learning is possible prior to the
third year of study, subject to satisfying the appropriate progress
regulations
.



Mode of Study

16.43.23

The courses are available by part
-
time study only.


Duration of Study

16.43.24

The normal duration of study is 4 years and the maximum is 7 years.


Curriculum (Part
-
time study)

First Year

16.43.25

All

students shall undertake classes amounting to no fewer than 60
credits as follows:


Compulsory Classes

Level

Credits

CD 101

Basic Principles in Chemical Engineering

2

10

CD 108

Mathematics Bridging

2


5

CD 207

Process Analysis 1

2

15

CD 209

Process Heat
Transfer

2

10

CD 211

Process Fluid Flow

2

10

CD 361

Separation Processes 1

3

10


Second Year

16.43.26

All students shall undertake classes amounting to no fewer than 80
credits as follows:


Compulsory Classes

Level

Credits

CD 301

Process Thermodynamics

3

10

CD 320

Safety and Loss Prevention

3

10

CD 321

Reactors

3

10

CD 356

Computer Applications

3

10

CD 362

Separation Processes 2

3

10

CD 367

Plant and Process Design

3

10

CD 420

Process Analysis 3

4

10

CD 473

Transfer Processes

4

10


Third Year

16.43.27

All students shall undertake classes amounting to no fewer than 110
credits as follows:


Compulsory Classes

Level

Credits

CD 475

Chemical Engineering Design, Part 1

4

30

CD 530

Chemical Engineering Project, Part 1

5

20


Optional Classes

No
fewer than 60 credits chosen from

18 442

Particle Technology

4

10

CD 419

Water Pollution Control

4

10

CD 443

Process Control and Instrumentation 1

4

10

CD 446

Process Economics

4

10

CD 474

Separation Processes 3

4

10

either

CD 316

Biochemical Engineering 1

3

10

or

CD 366

Food Process Engineering

3

10



Fourth Year

16.43.28

All students shall undertake classes amounting to no fewer than 110
credits (which must bring the total studied at Level 5 to at least 90
credits) as follows:



Compulsory Classes

Leve
l

Credits

CD 475

Chemical Engineering Design, Part 2

5

30

CD 530

Chemical Engineering Project, Part 2

5

40


Optional Classes

No fewer than 40 credits chosen from:

18 525

Safety and Loss Prevention 2

5

10

18 526

Control and Instrumentation 2

5

10

18 527

Biochemical Engineering 2

5

10

18 528

Membrane Technology

5

10

CP 505

General and Strategic Management

5

10

CP 506

Particle and Colloid Engineering

5

10


Progress


Part
-
time Study

16.43.29

At all stages of the course, a student must achieve an approved
st
andard of performance with regard to level of study and academic
attainment.

16.43.30

In order to progress to the second year of the course, a student must
normally have accumulated 280 credits including at least 40 credits
from the first year curriculum.

16.43.31

In order to progress to the third year of the course, a student must
normally have accumulated 360 credits including at least 120 credits
from the first and second year curriculum.

16.43.32

In order to progress to the fourth year of the course a s
tudent must
have accumulated at least 460 credits including no fewer than 230
credits from first, second and third year compulsory classes.


Examination and Final Assessment

16.43.33

The final classification for the degree of MEng will normally be based
on:

(i)

the first assessed attempt at compulsory and specified optional
classes taken in the first, second, third and fourth years;

(ii)

if appropriate, an oral examination.


Award

16.43.34

MEng:
In order to qualify for the award of the degree of MEng in
Chemical Engineering by Distance Learning, a candidate must have
accumulated no fewer than 600 credits. These must include no fewer
than 210 Credits at Levels 4 or 5 of which a minimum of 90 must be at
Level 5.


Transfer

16.43.35

A

candidate who fails to satisfy the progress or award requirements for
the degree of MEng may be transferred to the degree of BEng with
Honours in Chemical Engineering by Distance Learning, provided the
appropriate progress regulations are satisfied.