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The Master of Engineering in Chemical Engineering programme has been designed to provide students with indepth knowledge and practical skills in Chemical and Process Engineering for the solution of problems facing the chemical and allied industry in Ghana and beyond.


The objectives of the programme are to train students to:

  1. gain deeper understanding of chemical engineering principles and their applications in industry;
  2. design and develop innovative and sustainable products and processes;
  3. acquire practical skills, attitudes, and tools required to identify, analyse, and solve problems in industry and society through research; and
  4. acquire transferable skills required for careers in higher education and to enable them to pursue terminal degrees in chemical engineering and allied areas.


Entry Requirements

BTech or BSc Chemical Engineering or equivalent qualification from a recognised Institution. Applicants must have a minimum of one (1) year post-graduation or equivalent industrial experience. Preference will be given to applicants with first class and second class upper honours and may be admitted without the post-graduation industrial experience. Applicants with a second class (lower division) or lower qualifications must pass a selection interview before admission into the programme. 


Employment Prospects of Graduates

Sectors of the economy that could employ graduates of the programme include:

  1. Soaps and detergents industries
  2. Polymers and plastics industries
  3. Paper and pulp industries
  4. Food and drinks industry
  5. Cement industries
  6. Mineral processing industries
  7. Water treatment and production industries
  8. Pharmaceutical and healthcare industries
  9. Personal care products industries
  10. Metals processing industries3
  11. Garments and textiles industries
  12. Fertilizer and agrochemicals industries
  13. Petrochemicals and energy industries
  14. Regulatory bodies
  15. Consultancy
  16. Academic institutions
  17. Research institutions

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