Process & Chemical Engineering

University College Cork


Course Name Process & Chemical Engineering
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code ACE-DPCE
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Minor Certificate (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Minor National University of Ireland Level 7 NFQ
Minor Diploma (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Minor National University of Ireland Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening
Location (Districts) Cork City
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Duration 2 years part-time.

Course Practicalities
This course takes place on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6.30 -9.30pm ( 6.00pm to 10.00pm when there is a tutorial being delivered).
Course Fee €2,925 per academic year

Students who are registered on this programme are eligible to apply for the Financial Aid Fund for Part Time Students. Eligibility criteria applies. For more information see
Entry Requirements

Expand+In order to be admitted to the programme, candidates will be required to have a Level 6 NQAI qualification or equivalent and it is expected that they will have relevant experience through working in the process and related industries.

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Course Content

Expand+This course teaches the fundamentals of process and chemical engineering. You will be given an overview of key aspects of the discipline. It appeals to people from a wide range of backgrounds. This includes those who would like to obtain a formal qua...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1 Modules
PE1811: Introduction to Chemical Process Engineering (5 credits)
Basic engineering computation, engineering units, SI units, dimensions and conversions, moles, molecular weights, basic chemical reactions and stoichiometry, chemical e...

Assessment Method Assessment
There is a one-and-a-half-hour end-of-course open book exam for each module. Assignments are also given for each module at approximately three week intervals. Apart from the Design Project module, where there is no exam.Each unit is marked on the following basis; Assignment: 30%; End-of-course exam: 70%. The pass standard for each module is 40%.
Number of Credits 30 credits each year
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