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University of Edinburgh: Advanced Chemical Engineering

InstitutionUniversity of Edinburgh View institution profile
Department School of Engineering
Study type Taught


This one-year programme at the University of Edinburgh will immerse you in the most current developments in chemical engineering, through a combination of:

  • taught modules

  • workshops

  • an MSc research dissertation

  • a number of supporting activities delivered by the key experts in the field

The MSc programme will develop from fundamental topics including:

modern approaches to understanding properties of the systems on a molecular scale advanced numerical methods You will explore actual industrial processes, with a particular emphasis on energy efficiency.

During the MSc research dissertation projects, your acquired skills in various areas will be put into practice, to be applied to actual chemical engineering problems.

Learn from industry specialists A unique feature of the programme is a strong and committed involvement of the UK and EU chemical engineering industry. The programme is advised by an Industrial Advisory Board.

Summer research dissertation projects are formulated and co-advised by industrial partners, with topics ranging across:

  • computational fluid dynamics for medical applications

  • carbon capture and storage

  • continuous manufacturing for the pharmaceutical industry


University of Edinburgh 

 University of EdinburghInspiring the world since 1583 
The University of Edinburgh is one of the world's top universities, consistently ranked in the world top 50, and placed 16th in the 2022 QS World University Rankings. Our entrepreneurial and cross-disciplinary culture attracts not only students but also staff from some 156 countries, creating a unique Edinburgh experience.

We provide a stimulating working, learning, and teaching environment with access to excellent facilities and attract the world's best, from Nobel Prize winning laureates to future explorers, pioneers and inventors.

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