Handbook

Master of Engineering (Chemical with Business)

Year and Campus: 2017

Coordinator

Associate Professor Dalton Harvie

Email: daltonh@unimelb.edu.au

Contact

Melbourne School of Engineering

Currently enrolled students:

Future students:

Overview:

Chemical engineers develop, design and implement processes through which raw materials are converted by physical, chemical or biological processes into more valuable products such as petrochemicals, fertilisers, paints and detergents. Chemical engineers also work to process waste products to safer, more environmentally-friendly materials.

Career opportunities are extensive and include the fields of environmental consulting, minerals processing, materials, and food, pharmaceutical and chemical manufacture. Business skills open up additional opportunities in management, finance, marketing and government.

Learning Outcomes:

To produce graduates who are skilled in chemical engineering principles as well as fundamental business skills, and have the ability to apply these skills to complex, open-ended engineering tasks and problems in order to create profit.

Structure & Available Subjects:

The Master of Engineering (Chemical with Business) consists of 300 credit points of study.

Advanced standing will be awarded for equivalent subjects taken in prior study to applicants on the following basis:

Credit, Advanced Standing and Accelerated Entry Policy (MPF1293) https://policy.unimelb.edu.au/MPF1293

Subject Options:

Total 300 points - 287.5 points core (compulsory) subjects and 12.5 points electives. Students must complete all 300 points of subjects, including all core subjects, or have advanced standing or exemption.

The core and elective subjects are those listed below. The order of subjects below is one way of progressing through the course - students who meet subject requisites may tailor their individual study plan to take into account advanced standing and their study load. Students plan their study online and can seek further advice from Stop 1 on individual study plans.

Suggested first 100 points:

Suggested study plan for the first 100 points:

  • 87.5 points core subjects from the list below:
  • 12.5 points elective from Chemical Engineering Electives
Subject
Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2
12.50
Semester 1, Semester 2
12.50
Semester 1, Semester 2
12.50

Suggested second 100 points:

Suggested study plan for the second 100 points:

  • 100 points core subjects from the list below:
Subject
Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Semester 1, Semester 2
12.50
Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2
25

Note:

  • With coordinator approval, students may take the below subject in place of CHEN90023 Chemical Engineering Research Project:
Subject
Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2
25

Suggested third 100 points:

Suggested study plan for the third 100 points:

  • 100 points core subjects from the list below:
Subject
Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Semester 1, Semester 2
12.50
Semester 1, Semester 2
12.50

Chemical Engineering Electives

Total: 12.5 points electives

Note:

  • Master of Engineering (Chemical with Business) students that graduated from the B-SCI Bachelor of Science at the University of Melbourne with a Chemical Systems major will receive 100 points of advanced standing and will also be exempt from 25 points of completed core subjects. These students will need to take an additional 25 points of Chemical Engineering electives. These students are strongly recommended to complete the below subjects:
Subject
Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:

Note:

  • Students who have completed subject ENGR30001 Fluid Mechanics & Thermodynamics prior to 2013 do not need to complete ENGR30002 Fluid Mechanics. Credit cannot be obtained for both subjects;
  • From 2015 CHEN20010 Materials and Energy Balances and CHEN20011 Chemical Process Analysis will replace CHEN20007 Chemical Process Analysis 1 and CHEN20008 Chemical Process Analysis 2.
Links to further information: http://www.eng.unimelb.edu.au/study/degrees/master-engineering-chemical-business/overview
Related Course(s): Master of Engineering

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