Industrial Quality Technology MSc; PGDip

MSc: 12 months full time; up to 72 months part time (Flexible Master's Training Programme)
PGDip: 12 months full time; up to 72 months part time Flexible Master's Training Programme


Fees per academic year 2014-15

UK and EU: full time £6,000 (MSc) £4,170 (PGDip)
International: full time £15,490 (MSc); £11,665 (PGDip)

Please contact the School for details of part time fees.

More information is available about tuition fees and discounts.

Programme Overview

This multidisciplinary programme trains and enhances the skills of a new generation of graduates in response to the needs of industry. It provides you with competencies across the boundaries of engineering, science and management.

Designed for those wanting a career in the chemical, biochemical or pharmaceutical industries, the programme brings together:

  • process analytical technologies
  • process control
  • chemical engineering
  • mathematics and statistics
  • quality technology
  • business and project management

You are provided with advanced knowledge and understanding of:

  • the latest research developments
  • principles, applications and limitations of process analytical techniques
  • quality control techniques and their application
  • data interpretation

At Newcastle University you will benefit from our research led teaching that is coupled with significant industry involvement. This enables us to teach cutting edge solutions that will broaden your employment prospects.


Find out more detailed information about the programme modules

+Entrance Requirements

A lower-second-class Honours degree, or international equivalent, in a related subject such as chemical, mechanical or electrical engineering, chemistry, physics, mathematics, statistics, or computing science. We will also consider applicants on an individual basis who are in full-time employment at a professional level within the chemical, biochemical, pharmaceutical, food or material manufacturing industries or in the analytical, instrumentation and control systems sector.

Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.5, TOEFL 90 (Internet-based), Pearson's PTE Academic Test 62 or equivalent.

Our INTO Newcastle University Centre can provide extra tuition to help you meet the University's English language requirements.

The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has rules for international students regarding minimum English language requirements.

+Scholarships and Other Sources of Funding

International Students, consult your own government for funding. The University offers International Scholarships, and there are funding opportunities by external organisations available.

Students should consult their employers for sponsorship opportunities.

More information on scholarships, studentships, bursaries and other funding is available from our database.

+How to Apply

Visit our postgraduate application site.

There is no closing date for this programme. However, international students applying for September 2014 entry should apply by Friday 11 July 2014 to ensure that they have time to put appropriate arrangements in place. 

Please note: As a formal condition of the offer to study at Newcastle University, students from outside the UK/EU are required to pay a deposit of £1,500 or submit an official letter of sponsorship for their chosen programme. The deposit payment is non refundable, but will be deducted from tuition fees upon registration.

+Further Information

For further information please contact:
Debra Gray
School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6362

Subject Overview

This programme is within the subject area of Chemical Engineering.