General information

  • 240 ECTS
  • 4 years
  • Enable students to appreciate the importance of Chemistry within the contexts of industry, economics, the environment, and society
  • Provide students with a knowledge base and skills which can be used to pursue further studies in Chemistry or multidisciplinary areas
  • Provide students with a range of valuable skills in aspects related to and not related to Chemisty
  • Develops students' abilities to resolve problems within Chemistry by putting their theoretical and practical knowledge of chemistry to use
  • Provide students with a solid understanding of chemistry and practical skills
  • Instill students with an interest in learning about Chemistry, allowing them to appreciate its applications in different contexts while immersing them in an intellectually stimulating and worthwhile learning experience
  • Industry: chemical, pharmaceutical, biotech, textil, agro-food, cosmetic, petrochemical, renewable energies, fossil fuels, new materials, etc. Design and procurement of new products. Quality control and production. Control of industrial processes. Management: general or technical management. Business management and marketing
  • Chemical analysis in public and private laboratories: healthcare, farms, customs, narcotics testing, doping testing, identification and restauration of artistic heritage
  • Basic and applied research as an R&D&i researcher within industry, the University, or other public research bodies
  • Environmental protection and control: testing and treatment of water and waste treatment systems. Testing, detection and treatment of contaminents, urban waste, and farming or industrial runoff
  • Technical assessment, and occupational hazzard prevention and health & safety consultation
  • Teaching in secondary schools (compulsory secondary education or baccalaureate levels), vocational training courses, or university courses
    General Skills
    • Ability to write, sign and develop projects in the field of Industrial Chemical Engineering aimed at the construction, alteration, repair, maintenance, demolition, manufacture, assembly, installation or operation of: structures, mechanical equipment, energy installations , electrical and electronic installations, installations and industrial plants and manufacturing processes and automation
    • Ability to manage the activities included under the engineering projects above
    • Knowledge in basic materials and technology that will enable them to learn new methods and theories, and equip them with the versatility to adapt to new situations
    • Ability to solve problems with initiative, decision making, creativity, critical thinking and to communicate and transmit knowledge and skills in the field of Industrial Engineering Chemistry
    • Knowledge to perform measurements, calculations, assessments, appraisals, surveys, studies, reports, work plans and similar work
    • Ability to handle specifications, regulations and mandatory standards
    • Ability to analyse and assess the social and environmental impact of technical solutions
    • Ability to organise and plan in the field of business and other institutions and organizations
    • Ability to work in a multilingual and multidisciplinary environment
    • Ability to apply the principles and methods of quality
    • Knowledge, understanding and ability to implement the necessary legislation in exercising the profession of Industrial Engineer

    Specific Skills
    • Understanding and mastery of basic concepts of physics and their application in engineering
    • Ability to solve mathematical problems that may arise in engineering
    • Adequate knowledge of the concept of enterprise, institutional and legal framework of the company. Organisation and management of companies
    • Capacity of spatial vision and knowledge of the techniques of graphic representation
    • Basic knowledge of I.T. engineering
    • Ability to understand and apply the principles of basic general chemistry, organic and inorganic chemistry and engineering applications
    • Basic knowledge and applications of thermodynamics and heat transfer
    • Basic knowledge and application of the principles of fluid mechanics
    • Knowledge of the fundamentals of science, technology and materials chemistry
    • Knowledge and use of the principles of circuit theory and electrical machines
    • Knowledge of the basics of electronics
    • Knowledge of the fundamentals of automation and control methods
    • Knowledge of the principles of the theory of machines and mechanisms
    • Knowledge and use of the principles of strength of materials
    • Basic knowledge of production systems and manufacturing
    • Applied knowledge of business organisation
    • Knowledge and ability to organise and manage projects
    • Basic knowledge and application of environmental technologies and sustainability
    • Knowledge of material and energy balances, biotechnology, mass transfer, separation operations, chemical reaction engineering, reactor design and evaluation and transformation of raw materials and energy resources
    • Ability to analyse, design, simulate and optimise processes and products
    • Ability to design and manage experimental procedures applied especially in the field of Chemical Engineering
    • Ability to design, manage and operate simulation procedures, control and instrumentation of chemical processes
    • Ability to individually perform an original task that synthesises and integrates the skills acquired

Any student meeting the entry requirements set forth under current legislation may access the degree in Chemistry via the pre-enrolment process. We recommend applicants have prior training in science or in healthcare and a basic understanding of Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, and some knowledge of English. Students should also demonstrate an interest in research and experiments, abstract reasoning and analytical skills, numerical skills, deductive skills, strict scientific rigour and methods when working, and a special vocation for Chemistry
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