MSc / PG Diploma in Sustainable Process Engineering

The program is designed to assist graduates who are looking for a career in the process industry sector and enhance existing career prospects through part-time study and technology update of process development professionals. This program focuses on the development of sustainable processes in terms of new processes and revamping or retrofitting existing sub-optimal processes. Simultaneous analysis of energy, environmental aspects, and process technology aspects will be considered as key areas.

COURSE STRUCTURE

The first year consists of lectures normally conducted on Saturdays and Sundays. Those who successfully complete the examinations, assignments, mini projects, and seminars will be eligible for the award of a Postgraduate Diploma. The MSc degree will require the completion of a research project during the second year after obtaining a minimum required pass mark in semester examinations. 

Compulsory modules
Energy Management
Environmental Biotechnology
Sustainable Process Industry
Chemical Engineering Principles
Process Analysis and mapping
Process Safety and Risk Management 
Sustainable Process Development Techniques
Engineering Research Techniques 
Special Study
 

Elective modules
Sustainable Process Design
Process Management in Industries
Air Pollution Control
Sustainable Supply Chain Management
Process Modeling and Simulation
Process Optimization
 
Dissertation (for MSc)

CAREER PROGRESSION

A wide range of opportunities in the chemical process industry (CPI) and to play a key role in regional industrial development initiatives (chemical, food, water services, energy services, cement, pulp and paper, textile, water treatment, biotechnology, plastic, agricultural industry, etc). Graduates will be eligible for admission to doctoral studies in any foreign university.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

The degree of the Bachelor of the Science of Engineering of the University of Moratuwa in a relevant field of specialization; the relevancy of the field to be judged by the Faculty and approved by the Senate of University of Moratuwa.
OR         
Any other Engineering degree of at least four years duration, in a relevant field of specialization, from a recognized university; the recognition of the university, the acceptability of the course, and the relevancy of the field to be judged by the Faculty and approved by the Senate of University of Moratuwa.
OR         
Any other Engineering degree of at least three years duration, from a recognized university; AND a minimum of one year of appropriate experience in a relevant field after obtaining such degree; the recognition of the university, the acceptability of the course, and the relevancy of the experience to be judged by the Faculty and approved by the Senate of University of Moratuwa.
OR         
Any other Science degree of at least four years duration from a recognized university, AND a minimum of one year of appropriate experience in a relevant field after obtaining such degree; the recognition of the university, the acceptability of the course, and the relevancy of the experience to be judged by the Faculty and approved by the Senate of University of Moratuwa.
OR        
Any other Science degree of at least three years duration from a recognized university, AND a minimum of two years of appropriate experience in a relevant field after obtaining such degree; the recognition of the university, the acceptability of the course, and the relevancy of the experience to be judged by the Faculty and approved by the Senate of University of Moratuwa.
OR             
At least the Associate Membership (satisfying the educational requirements for Corporate  Membership or similar graduate membership) of a recognized professional engineering institute in a relevant field AND a minimum of one year of appropriate experience after obtaining relevant qualification for such membership; the acceptability of the Associate Membership status of the candidate, the recognition of the institute and the relevancy of the field for this purpose shall be judged by the Faculty and approved by the Senate of University of Moratuwa.
 

COURSE FEES

Registration fees: Rs. 1,000/=
Tuition Fees: Rs. 250,000/=
Examination fees: Rs. 500/=
Refundable deposit for library facilities: Rs. 2,500/=

Note: Tuition fees and other fees will not be refunded in any case.
 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

A sample application form can be downloaded from here OR obtained from Course Coordinator, Department of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Moratuwa, Katubedda, Moratuwa by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope 100 x 225 mm² in size OR sending an email to the Course Coordinator.
More information about the course can be found here.

CONTACT US

Course Coordinator
Dr. R.M.D.S. Gunarathne
Address: Department of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Moratuwa, Katubedda, Moratuwa.
Email: pg-spe@uom.lk or duleekas@uom.lk
Phone: +94 11 2650301 Ext 4619