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 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
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment START DATE September 2022
Application Date

Expand+CLOSING DATE 26 August 2022

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Duration 2 years part-time.

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

Expand+€2,925 per academic year

A limited number of places for year 1 of this course only are available under the Springboard+ initiative which provides fee subsidies of 90-100% for eligible applicants. Successful candidates will graduate with a level ...

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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...

Assessment Method 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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UCC Campus
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