Chemical Engineering - 2017/8

Awarding body

University of Surrey

Teaching institute

University of Surrey

Framework

FHEQ Level 6

Final award and programme/pathway title

BEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering

Subsidary award(s)

Award Title
Ord Chemical Engineering
DipHE Chemical Engineering
CertHE Chemical Engineering

Professional recognition

Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE)

Modes of study

Route code Credits and ECTS Credits
Full-time UFJ12002 360 credits and 180 ECTS credits
Full-time with PTY UFJ12002 480 credits and 240 ECTS credits

JACs code

H810

QAA Subject benchmark statement (if applicable)

Engineering (Bachelor)

Other internal and / or external reference points

The Accreditation of Higher Education Programmes : UK-SPEC (Engineering Council UK); Accreditation of chemical engineering degrees - a guide for university departments and assessors - based on learning outcomes - for Master and Bachelor level degree programmes (IChemE).

Faculty and Department / School

Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences - Chemical and Process Engineering

Programme Leader

ALPAY E Prof (Chm Proc Eng)

Date of production/revision of spec

11/09/2017

Educational aims of the programme

Produces graduates of Chemical Engineering of high employability

Produces graduates able to apply chemical engineering skills from mathematical modelling of whole systems through the detailed analysis of unit operations to practical process operation

Produces graduates capable of contributing to the needs of the wider chemical industry in the context of current economic, social and environmental pressures

Provides an education that satisfies the educational part of the requirements for registration as a Chartered Engineer through accreditation by the Institution of Chemical Engineers.

Programme learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
Mathematics relevant to chemical engineering K
Basic scientific principles relevant to chemical engineering K
Analysis and design of both single and combinations of process units found in the chemical and process industries K
Management tools including economic evaluation of commercial projects K
Laboratory techniques relevant to experimental work and the knowledge to analyse the results of chemical engineering experiments K
Team-working, including the ability as a team to design a whole chemical process, to operate a whole chemical process K
Analyse and solve mathematical, scientific and engineering problems C
Analyse and design unit operations C
Analyse and describe industrial activity with respect to its sustainability C
Analyse and understand chemical engineering and related systems up to the global scale C
Understand the purpose of an experiment and so draw conclusions from the analysis of data C
Prepare and understand flow sheet drawings etc. as used by chemical engineers in practice C
Evaluate and choose between potential designs and projects C
Perform chemical engineering experiments P
Use current commercial chemical engineering simulation software such as ChemCad and HYSYS P
Run a pilot scale chemical process P
Draw up a flow sheet of a chemical production process including effluent treatment P
Use scientific evidence and logical thought in the presentation of ideas T
Use general IT tools including MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel as well as Matlab T
Effectively use process and equipment simulation tools such as ChemCad and HYSYS T
Write formal reports that are well organised and effective T
Give oral presentation that are well organised and effective T
Work effectively as part of a group and provide leadership if required T

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Programme structure

Full-time

This Bachelor's Degree (Honours) programme is studied full-time over three academic years, consisting of 360 credits (120 credits at FHEQ levels 4, 5 and 6). All modules are semester based and worth 15 credits with the exception of project, practice based and dissertation modules.
Possible exit awards include:
- Bachelor's Degree (Ordinary) (300 credits)
- Diploma of Higher Education (240 credits)
- Certificate of Higher Education (120 credits)

Full-time with PTY

This Bachelor's Degree (Honours) programme is studied full-time over four academic years, consisting of 480 credits (120 credits at FHEQ levels 4, 5, 6 and the optional professional training year). All modules are semester based and worth 15 credits with the exception of project, practice based and dissertation modules.
Possible exit awards include:
- Bachelor's Degree (Ordinary) (300 credits)
- Diploma of Higher Education (240 credits)
- Certificate of Higher Education (120 credits)

Programme Adjustments (if applicable)

N/A

Modules

Professional Training Year (PTY) - Professional Training Year

Module code Module title Status Credits Semester
ENGP011 PROFESSIONAL TRAINING YEAR MODULE (FULL-YEAR WORK) Compulsory 120 Year-long

Optional modules for Professional Training Year (PTY) - Professional Training Year

N/A

Quality assurance

The Regulations and Codes of Practice for taught programmes can be found at:

https://www.surrey.ac.uk/quality-enhancement-standards

Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2017/8 academic year.