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Chemical Engineering

Faculty of Engineering

Master of Engineering (MEng)
Master of Applied Science (MASc)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
 

Overview

The responsibilities assumed by Chemical Engineers include a wide range of activities such as research and development of novel products and processes, the design, development and operation of process plants, and management of technical operations and sales. Research opportunities leading to the Masters and Doctorate degrees are offered in a wide range of topics within the Department as well as in conjunction with other departments and a number of research centres on the campus.

Length of Program

  • MEng - typical time to complete is 2 years
  • MASc - typical time to complete is 2 years
  • PhD - typical time to complete is 3-4 years

Research Areas

These encompass, among others, the traditional areas of environmental control, plastics and polymers, pulp and paper, instrumentation and process control, petrochemicals, petroleum and natural gas processing, and energy conversion and utilization, as well as the growing fields of biotechnology, food processing, composite materials, corrosion and protective coatings, and manufacture of microelectronic components.

Admission Requirements

Candidates must satisfy the general requirements for admission to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Contact Information

Subject Code: CHEE
Tel: 902-494-1288
Email: gsr@dal.ca
Address: Faculty of Engineering, Dalhousie University
5248 Morris Street
PO Box 15000
Halifax, NS  B3H 4R2
Graduate Coordinator: Suzanne Budge
Graduate Coordinator Tel: 902-494-6597
Graduate Coordinator Email: peas.grad@dal.ca
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