NUS Chemical Engineering Postgraduate Curriculum

As a Department that is ranked 6th in the world, 1st in Asia, and as part of a distinguished University that is ranked 25th in the world and 2nd in Asia (Quacquarelli Symonds University Rankings 2012/2013), we offer a comprehensive selection of courses and activities for a distinctive and enriching learning experience. You will benefit from the opportunity to work with our diverse faculty in a cosmopolitan environment. Join us at NUS – Singapore’s Global University, and be a part of the future today!

Strategic Research Thrusts

  • Biomolecular and Biomedical Sciences
  • Chemical Engineering Sciences
  • Chemical & BioSystems Engineering
  • Environmentally Benign Processing & Sustainability
  • Functionalized and Nanostructured Materials & Devices

Graduate Modules

Module Code Module Title
CN5010 Mathematical Methods in Chemical and Environmental Engineering
CN5020/6020 Advanced Reaction Engineering
CN5030 Advanced Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
CN5040 Advanced Transport Phenomena
CN5050 Advanced Separation Processes
CN5172 Biochemical Engineering
Module Code Module Title
CN5111 Optimisation of Chemical Processes
CN5131 Colloids and Surfaces
CN5161 Polymer Processing Engineering
CN5162 / 6162 Advanced Polymeric Materials
CN5173 Downstream Processing of Biochemical and Pharmaceutical Products
CN5192 Future Fuel Options: Prospects and Technologies
CN5193 Instrumental Methods of Analysis
CN5222 Pharmaceuticals and Fine Chemicals
CN5251 / 6251 Membrane Science and Technology
CN5391/ 5392 Selected Topics in Advanced Chemical Engineering I/II
CN5555 Chemical Engineering Project
CN6163 Inorganic Nanomaterials for Sustainability


Safety Specialization Modules

Module Code Module Title
SH5002 Fundamentals in Industrial Safety
SH5003 Fundamentals in Environmental Protection
SH5101 Industrial Toxicology
SH5108 Chemical Hazard Management
Module Code Module Title
SH5102 Occupational Ergonomics
SH5103 Advanced Industrial Hygiene
SH5104 Occupational Health
SH5105 Noise and Other Physical Hazards
SH5106 Radiation
SH5107 Industrial Ventilation
SH5109 Biostatistics and Epidemiology
SH5110 Chemical Hazard Evaluation
SH5201 Hazard Identification and Evaluation
SH5202 Quantified Risk Analysis
SH5203 Emergency Planning
SH5204 Safety Engineering
SH5205 Incident Management
SH5206 Human Factors in Process Safety
SH5401 SHE and Quality Management Systems
SH5402 Advanced SHE Management
SH5403 Independent Study
SH5404 Safety Health and Environmental Project
SH5880 Topics in Industrial Hygiene
SH5881 Topics in Process Safety
SH5882 Topics in Environment Protection

The above information was taken from the NUS Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department Website. Find out more here.


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