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Department of Chemistry, Programme Catalogue 2014/15

TXXX-AFM14: MRes Sustainable Chemical Technologies


Mode of attendance: Full-time

Year 1

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  • This programme does not have a DAP
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  • Programme progression requirement: not applicable
  • Taught credits: 42; Dissertation/Project credits: 48

Academic Year: Project/Dissertation Units

Compulsory Units:
XX50192 Research project 1 24 Credits

Semester 1: Taught Units

Compulsory Units:
CE50171 Clean technology: design of sustainable chemical processes 6 Credits
CE50173 Sustainable development 6 Credits
Optional Units: Select 1 units from the following list:
All students must take at least one of BB50217, CE50170 or CH50180. The choice will depend on background and intended area of study and will be agreed with the DoS.
BB50217 Fundamentals of biotechnology for non-biologists 6 Credits
CE50170 Principles of chemical engineering for non-engineers 6 Credits
CH50180 Fundamentals of organic chemistry for non-chemists 6 Credits
ZZ50001 Director of Studies approved unit 6 Credits
ZZ50003 Director of Studies approved unit 12 Credits

Semester 2: Taught Units

Compulsory Units:
CE50172 Introduction to environmental management 6 Credits
Optional Units: Select 2 units from the following list:
Students without a background in Chemistry must take CH10087.
CE50174 Green chemistry and processes metrics 6 Credits
CE50175 Industrial catalytic processes 6 Credits
CE50206 Design and assembly of continuous flow set-ups 6 Credits
CH10087 General chemistry 6 Credits
CH50181 Catalysis and sustainability 6 Credits
CH50182 Materials chemistry for sustainable energy 6 Credits
CH50228 Water cycle and human health 6 Credits
MN50416 Commercialisation of new technology 6 Credits

Dissertation Period: Taught Units

Compulsory Units:
CH50183 Public engagement 1 6 Credits

Dissertation Period: Project/Dissertation Units

Compulsory Units:
XX50193 Research project 2 24 Credits

* This programme catalogue is applicable for the 2014/15 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2015/16 and beyond should not assume that later years of a programme will be in the format displayed here for 2014/15.
* Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* Availability of units will be subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.