Faculty of Engineering

Chemical & Biomolecular / Science (2021)


Note: This course version applies only to students first enrolling in 2021.
WARNING: This course version is currently under review and is subject to change.


1. Overview

Course: Chemical & Biomolecular / Science (2021)
CP Required: 240
Min FT Duration: 5.00 Years
Min PT Duration: N/A
Faculty/School: Faculty of Engineering
Years Offered: 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

2. Requirements

Summary

In summary the requirements are:

Students must complete 240 credit points as follows:

Engineering (144 credit points):

► 6 credit points of Introductory Computing units table

► 12 credit points of Foundations Mathematics units table (12cp of MATH1* can count towards Science requirements)

► 30 credit points of Project table

► The Professional Engagement Program comprising ENGP1001 (0cp), ENGP1002 (0cp), ENGP1003 (0cp), ENGP2001 (0cp), ENGP2002 (0cp), ENGP2003 (0cp), ENGP3001 (0cp) and ENGP3002 (0cp)

► 102 credit points of CBE Stream core units

► may take CBE Stream Depth elective units if there is elective space in the degree

Science (96 credit points):

► *12 credit points of Science degree core units (12cp of MATH1XXX can count towards Engineering requirements)

► *48 credit points of Table A major

► 12 credit points of OLE units

► 24 credit points of electives from Science Table A or Table S

* The Science degree core units comprise 12 cp of MATH1xxx units and 12cp of 1000-level units from Table A. The 1000-level units from the Table A major count towards Science degree core requirement.

The handbook rules governing this degree are as follows:

To qualify for the award of the combined degree:

(a) For all Bachelor of Engineering combined degrees a candidate must complete 240 credit points and satisfy any additional requirements specified.

(b) Where the requirements specified in the following clauses account for less than the total required credit, candidates must complete additional units of study from the tables relevant to the Bachelor of Engineering as may be necessary to satisfy the requirements of the degree.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Engineering Honours

(a) The units of study that may be taken for the Bachelor of Engineering Honours component of the combined degree are set out in the tables of units of study for the Bachelor of Engineering Honours single degree;

(b) Except where varied by other clauses of these resolutions, all candidates must complete a minimum of 144 credit points comprising:

(i) 36 credit points from the Engineering Core Table, including all required units;

(ii) 108 credit points from the Engineering Stream Core Table pertaining to the specialist stream being undertaken, including all required units;

(c) The Faculty Board may approve, based on appropriate academic justification, a list of approved unit alternatives. These alternatives specify, for particular Engineering stream / combined degree combinations, units within the normal requirements for the Bachelor of Engineering Honours component of the combined degree that can be replaced by specified alternative units that would form part of the normal program for single degree students in that stream.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science

For the Bachelor of Science component of a combined degree:

(a) The units of study that may be taken are set out in Table A of the Faculty of Science, and Table S and Table O of the Shared Pool for Undergraduate Degrees.

(b) Candidates must complete 96 credit points in the Bachelor of Science including:

(i) any required degree core units as set out in Table A of the Faculty of Science; and

(ii) a major (48 credit points) or a 3-year program with an embedded major from Table A of the Faculty of Science; and

(iii) 12 credit points of units of study in the Open Learning Environment as listed in Table O; and

(iv) where appropriate, additional electives from Table A of the Faculty of Science or Table S;

(v) If enrolled in a stream, complete the requirements for the stream as specified in Table A of the Faculty of Science.

Advanced units in Maths and Science

Most units of study offered by the Science Faculty on the list of core requirements can be replaced by an equivalent advanced level unit; subject to prerequisite conditions (as required by the Faculty of Science) being met. Students considering doing advanced options should seek advice from their department before enrolling.

Study Abroad

Students undertaking Study Abroad in a particular year of their degree must enrol in the appropriate International Exchange Program units of study as an alternative to a semester`s standard units.

Faculty Resolutions

Details of relevant Faculty resolutions are available via the university handbook site at: http://sydney.edu.au/handbooks/

3. Semesters

Year 1 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
6 Select from CHEM1111: Chemistry 1A
3 Select from MATH1021: Calculus of One Variable
3 Select from MATH1002: Linear Algebra
0 Select from ENGP1001: Professional Engagement Program 1A


Note: All students must enrol in ENGP1001 in their first semester of enrolment.
6 Select from CHNG1108: Introduction to Chemical Engineering
6 Select from ENGG1810: Introduction to Engineering Computing

Note: MATH1021 and MATH1002 may be replaced by advanced units MATH1921 and MATH1902.

Year 1 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
6 Select from CHEM1112: Chemistry 1B
3 Select from MATH1023: Multivariable Calculus and Modelling
3 Select from MATH1005: Statistics
6 Select from CHNG1103: Conservation of Mass and Energy
0 Select from ENGP1002: Professional Engagement Program 1B
6 Select from CHNG1106: Engineering for a Sustainable Society

Note: MATH1023 and MATH1005 may be replaced by advanced units MATH1923 and MATH1905.

Year 2 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
6 Select from Unit Block:
Science
6 Select from CHNG2803: Heat and Mass Transfer
6 Select from CHNG2802: Applied Maths for Chemical Engineers
6 Select from CHNG2801: Fluid Mechanics
0 Select from ENGP1003: Professional Engagement Program 1C

Year 2 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
6 Select from CHNG2806: Separation Processes
6 Select from CHNG2804: Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
12 Select from Unit Block:
Science
0 Select from ENGP2001: Professional Engagement Program 2A

Year 3 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
6 Select from Unit Block:
Science
6 Select from CHNG3803: Reaction Engineering
6 Select from CHNG3802: Process Dynamics and Control
6 Select from CHNG3805: Particle Processing
0 Select from ENGP2002: Professional Engagement Program 2B

Year 3 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
6 Select from CHNG3806: Risk Management for Chemical Engineering
6 Select from CHNG3804: Biochemical Engineering
6 Select from CHNG3801: Process Plant Design
6 Select from ENGG3112: Interdisciplinary Engineering
0 Select from ENGP2003: Professional Engagement Program 2C

Year 4 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
18 Select from Unit Block:
Science
6 Select from CHNG4802: Chemical Engineering Design A
0 Select from ENGP3001: Professional Engagement Program 3A

Year 4 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
18 Select from Unit Block:
Science
6 Select from CHNG4806: Chemical Engineering Design B
0 Select from ENGP3002: Professional Engagement Program 3B

Year 5 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
List
12 Select from Unit Blocks:
CBE Stream Depth Elective units
Science


Note: As there are 24cp worth of units that can count to either the Engineering or Science requirements of the combined degree, students can choose to select up to 24cp of electives from either Engineering or Science, or a combination of both.

Students must be sure they will complete the requirements of the Science side of the degree if they want to choose any Engineering elective units.
6 Select from Unit Block:
Science
6 Select from CHNG4811: Thesis A

Year 5 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
List
12 Select from Unit Blocks:
CBE Stream Depth Elective units
Science


Note: As there are 24cp worth of units that can count to either the Engineering or Science requirements of the combined degree, students can choose to select up to 24cp of electives from either Engineering or Science, or a combination of both.

Students must be sure they will complete the requirements of the Science side of the degree if they want to choose any Engineering elective units.
6 Select from CHNG4812: Thesis B
6 Select from Unit Block:
Science

4. Pathways

No streams/majors defined for this course version.

5. Unit Blocks

Block 0 - Introductory Computing Units (Min CP: 6,Max CP: 6)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
ENGG1810 Introduction to Engineering Computing 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO1110 Introduction to Programming 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO1910 Introduction to Programming (Advanced) 6 Semester 1
Semester 2

Note: Students must complete:

-6cp from ENGG1810 or (INFO1110 or INFO1910). For Chemical stream students it is recommended that ENGG1810 is taken.

Block 1 - Foundation Mathematics Units (Min CP: 12,Max CP: 12)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
MATH1002 Linear Algebra 3 Semester 1
Summer Main
MATH1005 Statistics 3 Semester 2
Summer Main
MATH1021 Calculus of One Variable 3 Semester 1
Semester 2
MATH1023 Multivariable Calculus and Modelling 3 Semester 1
Semester 2
MATH1902 Linear Algebra (Advanced) 3 Semester 1
MATH1905 Statistics (Advanced) 3 Semester 2
MATH1921 Calculus of One Variable (Adv) 3 Semester 1
MATH1923 Multivariable Calculus and Modelling (Adv) 3 Semester 2

Note: Complete a minimum of 12cp including:

- Exactly 12cp of MATH1xxx units: MATH1021 Calculus of One Variable (3cp) AND MATH1002 Linear Algebra (3cp) AND MATH1023 Multivariable Calculus and Modelling (3cp) AND MATH1005 Statistics (3cp)

Block 2 - Projects Table (Min CP: 24,Max CP: 24)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AERO1560 Introduction to Aerospace Engineering 6 Semester 1
BMET1960 Biomedical Engineering 1A 6 Semester 1
CHNG1108 Introduction to Chemical Engineering 6 Semester 1
CHNG4811 Thesis A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
CHNG4812 Thesis B 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
CIVL1900 Introduction to Civil Engineering 6 Semester 1
ELEC1004 Practical Introduction to Electrical Engineering 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGG2112 Multi-disciplinary Engineering 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGG3112 Interdisciplinary Engineering 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
MECH1560 Introduction to Mechanical Engineering 6 Semester 1
MTRX1701 Introduction to Mechatronic Engineering 6 Semester 1

Note: - Students are to select the introduction unit relevant to their stream. Students in both Electrical and Software Engineering streams are to take ELEC1004.

- Students enrolled in the Dalyell Stream may count any Dalyell unit in place of ENGG2112 and may count any Engineering Dalyell unit in place of ENGG3112

- Students are to select the thesis units relevant to their stream. Aeronautical, Mechanical and Mechatronic students are to enrol in the AMME coded units. Students in both Electrical and Software are to enrol in the ELEC coded units.

Block 3 - Professional Engagement Program (PEP) Units

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
ENGP1001 Professional Engagement Program 1A 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP1002 Professional Engagement Program 1B 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP1003 Professional Engagement Program 1C 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP2001 Professional Engagement Program 2A 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP2002 Professional Engagement Program 2B 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP2003 Professional Engagement Program 2C 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP3001 Professional Engagement Program 3A 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP3002 Professional Engagement Program 3B 0 Semester 1
Semester 2

Note: -Candidates for the Bachelor of Engineering Honours must complete the Professional Engagement Program units of study.

- Candidates must enrol in ENGP1001 in their first semester of study

Block 4 - CBE Stream Core (Min CP: 102,Max CP: 102)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
CHEM1111 Chemistry 1A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
CHEM1112 Chemistry 1B 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
CHEM1911 Chemistry 1A (Adv) 6 Semester 1
CHEM1912 Chemistry 1B (Adv) 6 Semester 2
CHEM1991 Chemistry 1A (SSP) 6 Semester 1
CHEM1992 Chemistry 1B (SSP) 6 Semester 2
CHNG1103 Conservation of Mass and Energy 6 Semester 2
CHNG1106 Engineering for a Sustainable Society 6 Semester 2
CHNG2801 Fluid Mechanics 6 Semester 1
CHNG2802 Applied Maths for Chemical Engineers 6 Semester 1
CHNG2803 Heat and Mass Transfer 6 Semester 1
CHNG2804 Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics 6 Semester 2
CHNG2806 Separation Processes 6 Semester 2
CHNG3801 Process Plant Design 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
CHNG3802 Process Dynamics and Control 6 Semester 1
CHNG3803 Reaction Engineering 6 Semester 1
CHNG3804 Biochemical Engineering 6 Semester 2
CHNG3805 Particle Processing 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
CHNG3806 Risk Management for Chemical Engineering 6 Semester 2
CHNG4802 Chemical Engineering Design A 6 Semester 1
CHNG4806 Chemical Engineering Design B 6 Semester 2

Block 5 - CBE Stream Depth Elective units

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
CHNG4203 Major Industrial Project 24 Semester 1
Semester 2
CHNG5001 Process Systems Engineering 6 Semester 2
CHNG5004 Particles and Surfaces 6 Semester 1
CHNG5006 Advanced Wastewater Engineering 6 Semester 2
CHNG5008 Nanotechnology in Chemical Engineering 6 Semester 2
CHNG5009 Digital Circular Economy 6 Semester 1
CHNG5602 Cellular Biophysics [not offered in 2020] 6 Semester 1
CHNG5603 Advanced Process Modelling & Simulation 6 Semester 1
CHNG5604 Advanced Membrane Engineering 6 Semester 2
CHNG5606 Advanced Food Processing 6 Semester 2
CHNG5607 Advanced Biochemical Engineering 6 Semester 1
ENGG5206 Exponential and Emerging Technologies 6 Semester 2

Note: Students may select units from this collection if they have elective space in their degree

Block 10 - Science (Min CP: 72,Max CP: 96)

Note: Candidates must complete 96 credit points of Science study, including at least one major in a Science subject area and 12 credit points of OLEs. Math and Chem units taken as part of the Engineering component may be counted towards the 96 cp total. See Science faculty handbook for list of Science units and majors: http://sydney.edu.au/handbooks/science/