BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING (HONS) CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

KPT/JPS (R/524/6/0028) (A8647) 05/18
INTAKES : MARCH, AUGUST
 
This Bachelor of Engineering programme is designed to equip students with a sound understanding of fundamental theories and concepts in chemical engineering, primarily the knowledge to transform raw materials into useful products efficiently and safely, with minimal environmental impact.

During this programme, students will acquire knowledge in integration of engineering principles and applications with chemistry and other sciences.

Students will be instilled with technical proficiency and industry knowledge, as well as the ability to apply theories into practical and feasible innovations, in a multidisciplinary environment.
 
 
4-YEAR PROGRAMME

Focus on Core Expertise
  • In-depth knowledge of optimising and controlling chemical engineering process systems using appropriate mathematical and simulation tools through modules such as Engineering Mathematics, Chemical Process Modelling and Chemical Process Control.
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of designing a process plant through modules such as Process Integration & Unit Operations, Engineering Economics, Safety Process Plant Design and Chemical Engineering Group Project.

Multidisciplinary Exposure
  • Opportunity to acquire knowledge in oil and gas sectors as well as renewable energy, via elective modules such as Gas Processing & Liquefaction, Fundamentals of Petroleum Engineering and Renewable & Alternative Energies.
  • Exposure to electrical and electronic engineering modules for a better understanding of the design and application of electrical and electronic circuitry in systems.
  • Cultivate business-minded engineers through exposure to business management modules such as Business Skills for Engineers, Managing Projects for Success and Engineering Economics.

Engineered for the Real World
  • Ability to develop and improve solutions catered to consumers’ needs through various engineering design modules.
  • Ability to apply the CDIOTM Framework to engineering processes and systems, taking into consideration functionality, safety, cost effectiveness and sustainability.

Dynamic Internship Programme
  • 12-week industrial training to develop practical and relevant skills for future employment.
 
Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)
PEO 1
Achieve a high level of technical expertise and excel in positions in chemical engineering practice, research or other fields they choose to pursue.

PEO 2
Conceive, design, implement and operate chemical engineering systems, processes and products that consider functionality, safety, cost effectiveness and sustainability using sound principles.

PEO 3
Assume and aspire to leadership positions at both multinational companies and enterprises.

PEO 4
Pursue lifelong learning, such as graduate studies and other continual professional development activities.

 
Programme Outcomes (POs)
PO 1
Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering practices, innovation techniques, entrepreneurship and human factors to provide value-adding solutions to complex Chemical Engineering challenges.

PO 2
Identify, formulate, analyse and document complex engineering challenges to arrive at viable solutions and substantiated conclusions.

PO 3
Conceive, Design, Implement and Operate solutions for complex engineering challenges that meet specified requirements with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, cultural, societal, environmental and economical considerations.

PO 4
Conduct research and investigation into complex challenges using methods which include experiment design, analysis of data and synthesis of information to provide valid conclusions.

PO 5
Create, select and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools, including prediction and modelling, to complex engineering activities, with an awareness of the accompanying assumptions and limitations.

PO 6
Apply reasoning informed by contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal, economical and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to professional engineering practice.

PO 7
Explain the global impact of professional engineering solutions in societal, economical and environmental contexts and demonstrate knowledge of and need for sustainable development.

PO 8
Apply professional and ethical responsibilities of engineering practice.

PO 9
Effectively communicate complex engineering activities, both orally and in a written form, in both technical & non-technical contexts.

PO 10
Function effectively as an individual and in multidisciplinary settings with the capacity to be a leader.

PO 11
Recognise the importance of lifelong learning and engaging in continuous professional development activities in accordance with technological change.

PO 12
Effectively manage projects in multidisciplinary environments and apply project management tools and techniques to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team to satisfy stakeholders requirements.

 
 
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PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
 
YEAR 1
Semester 1
  • Engineering Mathematics I
  • Stoichiometry and Processes Applications
  • Engineering Fluid Mechanics
  • Engineering Design and Communication
  • MPU (U1) - Module 1*
Semester 2
  • Engineering Mathematics II
  • Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
  • Engineering Design and Ergonomics
  • Properties and Applications of Materials
  • Biochemical Processes
  • MPU (U1) - Module 2*
 
YEAR 2
Semester 3
  • Engineering Mathematics III
  • Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics and Simulation
  • Process Integration and Unit Operations I
  • Multidisciplinary Engineering Design
  • Computing Applications for Engineers

Semester 4
  • Engineering Mathematics IV
  • Project Management
  • Mass Transfer
  • Reactors and Catalysis
  • Process Integration and Unit Operations II
  • Engineering Design and Innovation
 
YEAR 3
Semester 5
  • Advanced Heat & Momentum Transfer
  • Chemical Process Modelling
  • Introduction to Electronics and Electrical Power & Machines
  • Advanced Reaction Systems
  • Data Measurement, Analysis and Experimental Design
  • MPU (U2)*

Semester 6
  • Process Plant Design
  • Chemical Process Control
  • Pollution Control
  • Safety in Process Plant Design
  • Engineering Economics
  • MPU (U3)*

Industrial Training (12 Weeks)
 
YEAR 4
Semester 7
  • Professional Engineers and Society
  • Final Year Engineering Project I
  • Chemical Engineering Group Project I
  • Elective I
  • Elective II

Semester 8
  • Final Year Engineering Project II
  • Chemical Engineering Group Project II
  • MPU (U3)*
  • Elective III
  • Elective IV
 
NOTE:
* The Ministry of Education (MOE) requires all students to take Mata Pelajaran Umum (MPU) (i.e. General Studies) which is categorised under U1, U2, U3 and U4 within the duration of their studies. U1 modules are prescribed by MOE whereas U2, U3 and U4 modules are from a list of University Core Modules (UCM) prescribed as per the Programme Guide.
 
Electives
(The chosen elective modules should support the final year engineering project)
  • Business Skills for Engineers
  • Petroleum Engineering Technology
  • Gas Processing and Liquefaction
  • Computer Aided Engineering and Geometric Modelling
  • Globalisation, innovation and Creativity
  • Engineering and Biomimetics
  • Internal Combustion Engines and Emission
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
  • Renewable and Alternative Energies
 
Career Options
  • Biochemical Engineer
  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Biomolecular Engineer
  • Biotechnology Engineer
  • Chemical Process Engineer
  • Corrosion Engineer
  • Electrochemistry Engineer
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Food Process Engineer
  • Oil & Gas Engineer
  • Petrochemical Engineer
  • Petroleum Engineer
  • Process Engineer
  • Safety Engineer
  • Waste Management Engineer
 
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