BEng Chemical and Materials Engineering
(Award available for year: Certificate of Higher Educ)
On completion of the year, students should:- be familiar with the basic concepts and terminology associated with process and production engineering, including materials extraction and processing, chemical processing operations, energy processes and fire safety issues;- understand 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;- be familiar with the environmental impact of process engineering operations;- be capable of using mathematical techniques to solve simple process engineering problems;- be able to analyse and evaluate scientific data and communicate their findings in written and verbal form;- be capable of undertaking a simple group project involving the basic design of a materials processing operation;- be able to appreciate their strengths and weaknesses as learners;- be aware of professional and chemical and materials 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.