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Chemical Engineering Specialisation


Designed for students interested in chemical engineering.

This course will extend your knowledge in the fields of chemical thermodynamics, environmental and process risk management, minerals and solids processing, among others.





Mount Lawley

South West (Bunbury)


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Specialisation details

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate coherent and advanced knowledge of chemical engineering theory, technical application and research methods relevant to chemical engineering.
  2. Demonstrate coherent and advanced knowledge of industrial control systems including the design of PLC based automation systems.
  3. Demonstrate coherent and advanced knowledge of process systems engineering, systems design and control system principles.
  4. Demonstrate coherent and advanced knowledge of reaction systems and the design of reactor configurations to achieve optimal flow, mixing, heat and mass transfer.
  5. Demonstrate coherent and advanced knowledge of risk management within chemical process applications, including hazard identification, consequence analyses and frequency estimates and risk mitigation.
  6. Demonstrate coherent and advanced knowledge of system operations, modelling and optimisation methods for the purposes of performance enhancement of process operations.
  7. Demonstrate coherent and advanced knowledge of the principles of fluid dynamics and particle mechanics and their application to chemical processing.
  8. Demonstrate coherent and advanced knowledge of thermodynamic systems and heat and mass transfer systems relevant to chemical engineering.

Professional recognition

Engineers Australia have Provisionally Accredited this Specialisation.

This professional recognition only applies when you study this Specialisation in the following course:



Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
ENS6166Process Engineering Fundamentals15
ENS5556Heat and Mass Transfer15
ENS5253Control Systems15
ENS6167Process Systems Analysis15
ENS6169Chemical Thermodynamics15
ENS5240Industrial Control15
ENS5161Environmental and Process Risk Management15
ENS5561Minerals and Solids Processing15
ENS6170Process Engineering Unit Operations15
ENS6171Reaction Engineering15
ENS5209Process Control15
ENS5166Process Design15

Note: Where a student has completed the equivalent of one or more of the above units in prior undergraduate level studies at an appropriate level, the Course Coordinator may, in some cases, consider substitutions with other available units. Students should consult with their course coordinator to see whether this is possible.

This Specialisation can be studied in the following courses


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