Chemical Process Engineering and Safety at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

Course summary

Chemical engineering is a discipline that is of critical importance to the World economy. This postgraduate course in Chemical Process Engineering and Safety covers key areas that are relevant to chemical engineering in modern industrial settings including process integration, process control and safety, process design and computer-aided process engineering. The programme comprises four 30-credit taught modules and two 30-credit project modules with include a group Design Project and an individual Research. These complementary project modules will give a balanced and broad educational experience that will serve students well in their future employment.


The modules are: Process Operations Process Automation and Safety Systems Process Integration Computer-Aided Process Engineering Process Design Project Research Project

Assessment method

The course is taught via lectures, tutorials and practical laboratory classes. Recordings of sessions (e.g. lectures) will be made available through our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), Brightspace. Project work is frequently carried out using the same equipment that is used for advanced research at the university. You may have the opportunity to carry out your major project under the supervision of researchers who are recognised in their fields. There is an Academic Skills Tutor within the School of Applied Sciences who can help with things like report writing, revision and examination technique, numeracy skills, etc. Assessment is usually via a combination of examination and assignment/lab work. The precise method of assessment for a given module is contained within the relevant module specification and handbook documents. Feedback (either written and/or verbal) is normally provided on all coursework submissions within three term time weeks – unless the submission was made towards the end of the session in which case feedback would be available on request after the formal publication of results. Feedback on final coursework is available on request after the publication of results.

How to apply

International applicants

This course has a subject classification which requires students whose nationality is outside the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland to have an ATAS certificate, irrespective of country of residence at the point of application.

Further information can be found on the UK Government's website:

Entry requirements

An honours degree in Chemical Engineering or a closely related discipline, with a minimum of a 2:2 or equivalent qualification. Applicants with other appropriate professional qualifications and/or experience will be considered on an individual basis, including an interview with the Course Leader.

English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum of IELTS 6.0 overall with no lower than 6.0 in writing and reading, or equivalent.

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our 'Where are you from?' information pages.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7900 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7900 Year 1
Scotland £7900 Year 1
Wales £7900 Year 1
Channel Islands £7900 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £7900 Year 1
EU £18700 Year 1
International £18700 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees for UK students will cover the cost of your study at the University. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see our Fees and Finance - Please note that tuition fees for subsequent years of study may rise in line with inflation (RPI-X). If you are an EU or international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.
Chemical Process Engineering and Safety at University of Huddersfield - UCAS