|12240021||Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology|
|Duration of study: 1 year||Total credits: 128|
The curriculum is determined in consultation with the relevant heads of departments. A student is required to pass modules to the value of at least 128 credits.
The degree is awarded on the basis of examinations only.
Subject to the stipulations of Reg. G.1.3 and G.54, a BEng degree or equivalent qualification is required for admission.
A limited number of appropriate modules from other departments and from other divisions of Chemical Engineering are allowed.
Not all modules listed are presented each year. Please consult the departmental postgraduate brochure.
Minimum credits: 128
In depth understanding of the important metabolic pathways in microorganisms, black box models for describing stoichiometry of bioreactions, metabolic flux analysis as the basis for metabolic (genetic) engineering, kinetics of microbial conversions and basic bioreactor design.
Design, construction and testing of experimental setup. Initial test experiments, calibrations and modifications. Preliminary results. Experimental plan and schedule for the research dissertation. Detailed predictions on anticipated measurements. Directly relevant literature (core essentials taken from CIR 702).
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