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This Master of Chemical Engineering course provides an advanced qualification for engineering and applied science graduates.
Students of this course, delivered online or on-campus through Curtin University, will undertake a design project, as well as a research project of their choice so you can tailor your education to meet your career goals.
Additionally, students will be able to select six units from a variety of options to further specialise their chemical engineering degree. Subjects range from fluid mechanics, reaction engineering, thermodynamics and corrosion chemistry through to wastewater treatment, process plant engineering and mineral processing.
Curtin University removes the barriers to postgraduate study
To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
Regardless of your chosen area of study, Curtin University also requires that you demonstrate sufficient competency in English.
In this chemical engineering course, the subjects you may study include:
Plus your choice of a prescribed number of optional units from the following:
You may be eligible for Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL) if your previous education or work experience meet certain criteria.
Curtin University offers a broad range of student support services to help you perform at your best. Online students have 24-hour access to Curtin’s online learning platform, Blackboard, where they can interact with coursework, submit assignments and collaborate with fellow students. If you encounter any technical problems, Curtin’s IT support team is contactable from 6am-11pm every day during the semester. Curtin also runs free study skills workshops and student mentoring programs on campus to help you progress through your course.
The university also provides support for online and on-campus students that extends beyond your academic studies. This includes free counseling sessions, disability support services and careers advice through its Careers Centre.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Master of Chemical Engineering from Curtin University.
Chemical or process engineers mostly work at industrial plants or in offices. They often work for private companies, but may also work in government or for regulatory bodies and utility companies. Chemical engineers may find employment in:
Chemical engineers may also be employed as research scientists or consultants for product and process development.
Additionally, if graduates wish to pursue further study, they may qualify for entry to doctoral degrees which may in turn open doors to research projects and academia.
Eligible students can apply for a FEE-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.
Alternatively, you can pay annually for the units you choose to study in that year.
Curtin University also offers a number of scholarships to successful applicants.
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).
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