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Master of Chemical Engineering

MChemEng(Curtin) - MC-CHENGR Science and Engineering
Location Bentley
Study method Part-time or full-time
Study mode On-campus
Intake February or July
Duration 1.5 years full time

In your first semester, you may choose four units from a variety of options, followed by two further units and a design project in second semester. Your final semester consists of a research project of your choice. Your individual study plan will depend on the availability and sequence of units within the program and will be subject to approval by the appropriate senior academic. This course provides an advanced professional qualification for engineering or applied science graduates (not usually chemical engineering).

Admission criteria

Admission criteria for Australian and New Zealand students

  • Recognised bachelor degree with honours in engineering or applied science, OR
  • Recognised bachelor degree in engineering or applied science plus relevant work experience. Applicants via this pathway will be accepted at the discretion of the course coordinator, OR
  • Graduate Certificate or Diploma in Chemical Engineering. Applicants via this pathway may be eligible for credit for recognised learning.

English language proficiency

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing 6.0
Speaking 6.0
Reading 6.0
Listening 6.0
Overall band score 6.0

Other qualifications may also satisfy our English language admission criteria. Please view our English language requirements page to find out more.


Fees for Australian and New Zealand students

Year Student type Cost
2018 Domestic fee paying Domestic fee-paying - A domestic fee-paying place is a place at university which is not Commonwealth supported, that is, not subsidised by the Australian Government. Domestic fee paying students will be charged tuition fees and may be eligible for FEE-HELP assistance for all or part of those tuition fees. $26,700*

Fees are indicative first year only.

* Based on a first-year full-time study load of 200 credits. 300 credits are needed to graduate from this course. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).

Use the Fee Calculator for an estimate of individual unit fees. There may also be some additional costs. For more information, see other fees and charges.

Credit for previous study

Applications for credit for recognised learning (CRL) are assessed on an individual basis.

Learn about Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL)

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