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BEng Chemical and Nuclear EngineeringNo longer recruiting

Year 1

(Award available for year: Certificate of Higher Educ)

Learning outcomes

On completion of the year/programme students should have provided evidence of:

- being familiar with the basic concepts and terminology with process and production engineering, including materials extraction and processing, chemical processing operations, energy processes and safety issues;
- understanding basic engineering concepts such as mass and energy balances, heat and mass transfer, thermodynamics, fluid flow and reaction kinetics, and how they relate to process engineering operations;
- being familiar with the concepts and terminologies used in nuclear industry operations;
- being capable of using mathematical techniques to solve simple process engineering problems;
- being able to analyse and evaluate scientific data and communicate their findings in written and verbal form;
- being capable of undertaking a simple group project involving the basic design of a nuclear operation;
- being able to appreciate their strengths and weaknesses as learners;
- being aware of professional and chemical and nuclear engineering-specific boundaries.

Transferable (key) skills

Students will have had the opportunity to acquire, as defined in the modules specified for the programme:

- qualities and transferable skills necessary for employment related to the subject area(s) studied;
- skills necessary for the exercising of personal responsibility.


Achievement will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the modules specified for the year/programme and will include:

- demonstrating the knowledge and application of standard concepts, information and techniques relevant to the discipline;
- work that covers a restricted area of the discipline;
- demonstrating emerging abilities, skills and competencies.


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