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Program structure

The course is designed to extend your knowledge in chemical engineering and advance your leadership and complex problem-solving skills.

1 Year Program

1 Year Full Time
2 Years Part Time

You must complete 48 credit points as follows:

12 credit points 2 x Common core units
24 credit points 4 x Discipline core units
12 credit points 2 x Enhancement units

2 Year Program

2 Years Full Time
4 Years Part Time

You must complete 96 credit points as follows:

12 credit points 2 x Common core units
24 credit points 4 x Discipline core units
12 credit points 2 x Enhancement units
24 credit points 4 x Technical elective units
24 credit points 4 x Projects units

Common core units

1 unit = 6 credit points

  • ENG5001 Advanced engineering data analysis
  • ENG5002 Engineering entrepreneurship

Discipline core units from chemical engineering

1 unit = 6 credit points

  • CHE5881 Advanced reaction engineering
  • CHE5882 Biomass and biorefineries
  • CHE5883 Nano-structured membranes for separation and energy production
  • CHE5884 Process modeling optimisation

Enhancement units

Students complete two enhancement units from the list below:

1 unit = 6 credit points

  • BFF5901 Climate change and emissions trading
  • BTF5910 Sustainability regulation
  • CHE5882 Biomass and biorefineries
  • CHE5883 Nanostructured membranes for separation and energy production
  • CIV5301 Advanced traffic engineering
  • CIV5302 Traffic engineering and management
  • CIV5304 Intelligent Transport Systems
  • CIV5305 Travel demand modelling
  • CIV5306 Road Safety Engineering
  • CIV5310 Infrastructure project and policy evaluation
  • CIV5311 Infrastructure project management
  • CIV5312 Asset management I
  • CIV5313 Asset management II
  • CIV5314 Planning urban transport systems
  • CIV5315 Transport Economics
  • CIV5316 Fundamentals of Urban Public Transport
  • CIV5881 Ground water hydrology
  • CIV5882 Flood hydraulics and hydrology
  • CIV5883 Surface water hydrology
  • CIV5884 Water sensitive stormwater design
  • CIV5885 Infrastructure dynamics
  • CIV5886 Infrastructure geomechanics
  • CIV5887 Infrastructure rehabilitation and monitoring
  • CIV5888 Advanced computational methods
  • ECE5886 Smart grids
  • ECF5953 Economics
  • ENG5881 Minor project**
  • ENG5003 Advanced design project A*
  • ENG5004 Advanced design project B*
  • ENG5005 Engineering project A*
  • ENG5006 Engineering project B*
  • MEC5881 Engineering systems performance analysis
  • MEC5882 Instrumentation, sensing and monitoring
  • MEC5887 Environmental and air pollution control**
  • MGF5600 Managing innovation
  • MGF5011 Commercialisation
  • MGF5991 Professional development - Career dynamics
  • MGX5992 Personal development - managing self and relationships
  • MKF5916 Foundations of marketing
  • MTE5882 Advanced polymeric materials
  • MTE5883 Environmental durability and protection of metals and engineering materials
  • MTE5884 Advanced photovoltaics and energy storage

* Students completing the 96 point structure for this course cannot select this unit in the Enhancement Units part as it is compulsory in the Engineering Project Units part.
** Malaysia only.

Technical elective units (2 Year Program only)

1 unit = 6 credit points

  • CHE4161 Engineer in society
  • CHE4162 Particle technology
  • CHE4171 Biochemical engineering
  • CHE4172 Nanotechnology and materials 2
  • CHE4173 Sustainable processing 2
  • CHE3161 Chemistry and chemical thermodynamics
  • CHE3162 Process control
  • CHE3163 Sustainable processing I
  • CHE3164 Reaction engineering
  • CHE3165 Separation processes
  • CHE3167 Transport phenomena and numerical methods
  • CHE3171 Bioprocess technology
  • CHE3172 Nanotechnology and materials 1
  • ENE3608 Environmental impact assessment and management systems

Note: Not all units will be available each year

Engineering project units (2 Year Program only)

1 unit = 12 credit points

  • ENG5003 Advanced design project A
  • ENG5004 Advanced design project B
  • ENG5005 Engineering project A
  • ENG5006 Engineering project B

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