Sustainable Chemical Engineering MSc; PGDip

MSc and PGDip 12 months full time


Fees per academic year 2014-15

UK and EU: full time £6,000 (MSc); £4,170 (PGDip)
International: full time £15,490 (MSc); £14,960 (PGDip)

More information is available about tuition fees and discounts.

Programme Overview

This programme has been designed to meet industry demand for engineers who can apply sustainability principles and techniques to materials and process engineering. The programme is suitable for science and engineering graduates and focuses on training in advanced materials engineering and process engineering skills for a sustainable future.

You will develop knowledge and skills in core concepts such as processing energy and materials technology, modelling and simulation, energy management, nanomaterials, sustainable design and manufacture, fuel cell systems, and renewable energy technologies.

Following the taught component of the course, a substantial research project and dissertation offers the opportunity to put specialist skills, knowledge, and understanding into practice, deepening technical understanding through the application of theory to a project relevant to Sustainable Chemical Engineering Practice.


Find out more detailed information about the programme modules

+Entrance Requirements

A lower-second-class Honours degree, or international equivalent, in chemical/materials/mechanical/civil/environmental engineering or chemistry (excluding biochemistry).

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

International applicants require an ATAS (Academic Technology Approval Scheme) clearance certificate prior to obtaining their visa and to study on this programme.

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.