Specialisation in Chemical Engineering


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


Students who have passed the module should be able to

  • Account for at least one of the following areas
    • Bio energy
    • Ceramics and photocatalysis
    • Chemicals in oil and gas industry
    • Environmental technology
    • Fossil fuels and enhanced oil recovery
    • Fungal Technology
    • Natural products
    • Polymer technology
    • Spectroscopy and data analysis


  • Demonstrate skills in at least one of the following areas:
    • Execution of laboratory experiments
    • Application of physico-chemical models to chemical engineering products
    • Processes or process units, application of process simulators to chemical engineering related processes (e.g. separation, kinetics)
  • Analysis of experimental data
  • Write a project report following the standards of the field of study, include relevant original scientific literature, use the correct terminology¬†and communicate the research-based foundation,¬†problem and results of the project in writing, graphically and orally in a coherent way
  • Assess and select relevant original scientific literature and current scientific methods, models and other tools used in the project and asses the problem of the project and results in relevant scientific contexts and social conditions


  • Identify key aspects of the problem/process under investigation
  • Select and combine experimental and theoretical methods, as appropriate, in order to solve complex problems in chemical engineering
  • Critical review of the methods used and the results obtained on the project work
  • Handle the planning, implementation and management of complex and unpredictable research and/or developmental tasks and take professional responsibility for implementing academic assignments and interdisciplinary collaborations
  • Take responsibility for own professional development and specialization

Type of instruction

  • Project work

Extent and expected workload

900 hours



Name of examSpecialisation in Chemical Engineering
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleSpecialisering i kemiteknologi
Module codeK-KT-K3-19
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Esbjerg
Responsible for the module
Time allocation for external examinersB


Education ownerMaster of Science (MSc) in Engineering (Chemical Engineering)
Study BoardStudy Board of Chemistry and Bioscience
DepartmentDepartment of Chemistry and Bioscience
FacultyThe Faculty of Engineering and Science