- Duration: 2 Years
What is distinctive about this course?
Master of Science in Chemical Engineering graduates from AUS will gain excellent all-around technical, analytical and practical skills to handle major assignments in the chemical engineering field.
Our master's degree in chemical engineering is based on high standards, similar to those followed in the United States.
The Master of Science in Chemical Engineering program at AUS aims to prepare professionals in an environment that combines chemical engineering practice and technical research to contribute to the growing body of chemical engineering knowledge, research and development both regionally and internationally.
The mission of the Master of Science in Chemical Engineering program at AUS is to prepare professionals for advanced careers and/or doctoral studies related to chemical engineering. The program is continuously striving to create a stimulating academic environment that promotes excellence in teaching and research to assist the students in becoming competent, innovative, and responsible professionals.
Students must complete core courses such as:
- Transport Phenomena
- Advanced Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
- Advanced Kinetics and Reactor Design
Students can also take these electives:
- Special Topics in Chemical Engineering
- Catalysis and Reaction Engineering
- Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology
- Advanced Process Analysis and Control
- Advanced Materials Science
- Environmental Engineering
- Special Topics in Chemical Engineering
- Independent Study in Chemical Engineering
Who is this course for?
The AUS Master of Science in Chemical Engineering program targets students from all around the world who are looking to be successful professionals in a specialized area of chemical engineering.
How will I benefit from taking this course?
- be successful professionals in a specialized area of chemical engineering such as Chemical Engineers, Chemical Processes Engineers, Manufacturing Engineering, Chemical Test Engineers, Researchers, etc
- maintain a desire for research, innovation and lifelong learning
- uphold the responsibilities of the engineering profession
Applicants must hold a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from an independently accredited university recognized by AUS. Degreed individuals in other engineering fields or a quantitative science field that is closely related to the sought program field may be considered on a case-by-case basis. We also require a 3.0 GPA and a 550 TOEFL score OR 6.5 IELTS. We conditionally admit students with a 2.5 GPA and a 530 TOEFL score OR 6 IELTS.
What former student's have said
“At AUS, I particularly enjoyed the research, and working closely with faculty on a topic directly related to my interests.”
Noor Abachi, MSChE graduate
“The master’s degree program in chemical engineering at AUS has helped me to pursue my wish to learn more after finishing my undergraduate degree.”
Maisam Ali, MSChE Graduate
“I joined AUS to gain knowledge in my specific field through the applied research topics that several
of the faculty are offering.”
Saeed Ur Rehman, MSChE graduate
“The opportunity to teach as part of my assistantship at AUS has been a great experience. I’ve found that when you teach a subject, you begin to understand it much better. I’m also developing leadership skills, as I learn how best to manage and control a recitation or lab group.”
Salam Taji, MSChE graduate
About American University of Sharjah (AUS)
American University of Sharjah (AUS) was founded in 1997 by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qassimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah. Consciously based upon American institutions of higher education, AUS is thoroughly grounded in Arab culture and is part of a larger process of the revitalization of intellectual life in the Middle East. The university has four academic divisions: the College of Architecture, Art and Design; College of Arts and Sciences; College of Engineering; and the School of Business Administration.See all American University of Sharjah (AUS) courses
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