Faculty of Engineering

Master of Professional Engineering (Chemical & Biomolecular) (2011)


Note: This course version applies only to students first enrolling in 2011.
WARNING: This course version is currently under review and is subject to change.


1. Overview

Course: Master of Professional Engineering (Chemical & Biomolecular) (2011)
CP Required: 144
Min FT Duration: 3.00 Years
Min PT Duration: N/A
Faculty/School: Faculty of Engineering
Years Offered: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010

2. Requirements

3. Semesters

Year 1 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 CHNG5801: Foundations of Process Design
Core
6 CHNG5802: Found. of Control & Reaction Engineering
Core
6 CHNG5803: Foundations of Chemical and Biological Processes
Core
6 ENGG5202: Sustainable Design, Engineering & Management

Year 1 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 CHNG5804: Foundations of Biochemical Engineering
Core
6 CHNG5805: Foundations of Product Formulation and Design
Core
6 CHNG5806: Foundations of Management of Industrial Systems
List
6 Select from Unit Blocks:
Specialist Electives
Management Electives


Note: Students must complete 24 credit points from Specialisation Electives and 6 credit points from Management Electives across the two years of the degree.

Year 2 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 CHNG5112: Foundation of Chemical Engineering Design A
Core
0 ENGG5217: Practical Experience
Core
6 ENGG5220: Engineering Project A


Note: Students achieving an average mark of 75% or higher in their first 48 credits of MPE are eligible for the Research pathway and may replace ENGG5220 and 6cp of Year 2, Sem 1 electives with ENGG5222 Dissertation A.
List
12 Select from Unit Blocks:
Specialist Electives
Management Electives


Note: Students must complete 24 credit points from Specialisation Electives and 6 credit points from Management Electives across the two years of the degree.

Year 2 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 CHNG5116: Foundation of Chemical Engineering Design B
Core
6 ENGG5221: Engineering Project B


Note: Students achieving an average mark of 75% or higher in their first 48 credits of MPE are eligible for the Research pathway and may replace ENGG5221 and 6cp of Yr 2, Sem 2 electives with ENGG5223 Dissertation B.
List
12 Select from Unit Blocks:
Specialist Electives
Management Electives


Note: Students must complete 24 credit points from Specialisation Electives and 6 credit points from Management Electives across the two years of the degree.

4. Pathways

Engineering Project - Single Semester Option

Type CP CP From
Core
12 ENGG5219: Research Project

Note: Engineering Project must be completed by all students, unless undertaking Research Pathway (conditions below). Engineering Project is normally completed across two semesters in two stages through ENGG5220 (6cp) and ENGG5221 (6cp). However, it may also be completed in a single semester through ENGG5219 (12 cp).

Engineering Project - Two Semester Option

Type CP CP From
Core
6 ENGG5220: Engineering Project A
Core
6 ENGG5221: Engineering Project B

Note: Engineering Project must be completed by all students, unless undertaking Research Pathway (conditions below). Engineering Project is normally completed across two semesters in two stages through ENGG5220 (6cp) and ENGG5221 (6cp). However, it may also be completed in a single semester through ENGG5219 (12 cp).

MIPP Pathway (Major Industrial Project Placement)

Type CP CP From
Core
24 CHNG5205: Major Industrial Placement Project

Note: MIPP pathway students take CHNG5205 Major Industrial Project Placement (24 credit points) in place of the Engineering Project units (12 credit points) plus CHNG5112 Foundation of Chemical Engineering Design A and one of the electives from the Specialist Units of Study.

Research Pathway

Type CP CP From
Core
12 ENGG5222: Dissertation A
Core
12 ENGG5223: Dissertation B

Note: Research pathway students take Dissertation units ENGG5222 and ENGG5223 (total 24 cp) in place of Engineering Project units ENGG5220 and 12 cp of elective units. Students achieving an average mark of 75% or higher in their first 48 credits of MPE are eligible for the Research pathway.

5. Unit Blocks

Block 1 - Specialist Electives (Min CP: 24,Max CP: 24)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
CHNG5001 Process Systems Engineering 6 Semester 2
CHNG5003 Green Engineering 6 Semester 2
CHNG5004 Particles and Surfaces 6 Semester 1
CHNG5005 Wastewater Engineering 6 Semester 1
CHNG5008 Nanotechnology in Chemical Engineering 6 Semester 2
CHNG5601 Membrane Science 6 Semester 1
CHNG5602 Cellular Biophysics [not offered in 2019] 6 Semester 1
CHNG5603 Advanced Process Modelling & Simulation 6 Semester 1
CHNG5604 Advanced Membrane Engineering 6 Semester 2
CHNG5605 Bio-Products: Laboratory to Marketplace 6 Semester 2

Note: CHNG5203 is with permission only. See School for more information.

Block 2 - Management Electives (Min CP: 6,Max CP: 6)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
ENGG5203 Quality Engineering and Management 6 Semester 2
ENGG5205 Professional Practice in Project Management 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1 Online
Semester 2 Online
Summer Main
Int January

Note: Students must complete 6 credit points from the units listed.