Only course that integrates chemistry, physics and life sciences with engineering concepts.
Enjoy rewarding careers in the chemical industry and the fast growing pharmaceutical & biopharmaceutical industries.
Gain industry experience with reputable companies or hone your research skills during your internship.
Get a solid foundation in the chemical and physical sciences, and explore how the basic concepts in science are used in engineering .
This module is part of the Education and Career Guidance framework to provide students with the tools and resources necessary for their career and/ or further education. In this first module, students will undergo personal discovery and exploration of industry and career prospects. Students will learn how to plan and set achievable goals in preparation for their future. Students will also learn the importance of passion and professionalism, along with basic teamwork and interpersonal skills.
The module provides an introduction to basic data analytics which includes data processing as well as data visualization. Students will be trained in identifying the proper form of data representation in technical communication. In addition, the module also provides hands-on practice of AutoCAD in engineering drafting to allow students to appreciate the use of computer software in the engineering field.
The module provides students with an adequate foundation of Engineering Mathematics that will enable them to acquire specialist mathematical skills for their careers and/or further studies. Students will also use a mathematical software package to solve mathematical problems.
This module covers the principles of physical chemistry as well as the reactions and properties of inorganic compounds. Students will study the structure of matter, chemical bonding, chemical calculations, electrochemistry and redox reaction, chemical equilibria, ionic equilibria, chemical kinetics, thermochemistry, transition metal chemistry and chemistry of solutions, including acids and bases.
The module introduces students to basic chemical engineering concepts and applications, for example, units and dimensions, material balance calculations, reaction stoichiometry, reaction engineering, and fluid mechanics. Upon completion of this module, students will be able to undertake basic chemical engineering calculations.
A continuation of the Engineering Mathematics I module, this module provides students with an adequate foundation of Engineering Mathematics that will enable them to acquire specialist mathematical skills for their careers and/or further studies. Emphasis is placed on their applications in solving engineering related problems. Students will also use a mathematical software package to solve mathematical problems.
This practical-oriented module is designed to give students an introduction to organic and biological chemistry. Students will be introduced to the chemistry of hydrocarbons, alcohols, amines, carboxylic acids and their derivatives. The structure, function and chemical reactions of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, nucleic acids, enzymes and coenzymes are also covered.
In this module, students will study the fundamental concepts of thermodynamics and fluid mechanics. Topics include the first and second laws of thermodynamics, properties of liquids and vapours, non-flow processes and steady flow processes with steam and perfect gases. The concepts of pressure, pressure head, and pressure measurement will also be discussed.
Apply scientific concepts in the operation of common engineering systems and equipment.
This module teaches students some common separation and characterisation instruments and instrumental techniques used in the laboratory, as well as providing hands-on opportunity for them. These techniques include UV- visible spectrophotometry (UV-Vis), gas liquid chromatography (GLC), high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) and Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy (AAS).
This module provides a practical foundation of biological sciences in the context of industrial biotechnology. It further provides students with a working knowledge of important aspects in the upstream and downstream manufacturing processes of biologics products. These include microbial and animal cell culture, bioreactor technology, cell harvesting, purification and fill and finish processes.
This module is part of the Education and Career Guidance framework to provide students with the tools and resources necessary for their further career and/or education. In this module, students will explore basic job search strategies, practise writing effective resumes and cover letters, and learn interview skills. Students will also learn professional and intercultural communication skills to prepare them for a dynamic and diverse workplace.
This module provides students with the opportunity to operate common chemical engineering equipment used in reaction engineering and fluid flow. These include the use of batch and continuous reactors, pumps, compressor, and friction measurement. Students will also practise the process of experiment designs and project management through a lab based learning approach.
This module focuses on reactor design principles. Topics include reactor kinetics, analysis of batch reactors, continuous stirred tank reactors and plug flow reactors. It also covers topics in material balance calculations as well as aspects of the design, construction and operation of chemical and biological reactors. Examples from the petrochemical, chemical, environmental and biotechnology industries are used to reinforce lecture materials.
In this module, students are introduced to fluid dynamics. Topics include energies of liquids in motion, flow in pipes, general principles of pumps and system characteristics compressors, and flow measurement.
This module aims to provide fundamental principles of process flow diagram analysis, including both material and energy balances for single and multiple process units. Students will also acquire familiarity with data-sources, charts, handbooks and/or literature used in process flow diagram analysis.
This module covers the role of the chemical engineer in solving and preventing environmental problems especially in the areas of air and water pollution. Students will explore common methods and processes that help to reduce or control pollution in the chemical industry. In addition, this module provides students with sufficient knowledge of occupational, health and safety knowledge and practices in the workplace, including the statutory requirements for good and safe work practices.
This module introduces practical aspects of controls, sensors, and instrumentation. It aims to equip students with a basic knowledge of how automated control systems are implemented in process control plants. Fundamental concepts of Process Quality Control as well as digital monitoring and simulation are also covered in the context of an integrated chemical system.
This module aims to complement students’ understanding of chemical engineering equipment in the field of heat and mass transfer, and environmental technology through the completion of relevant experiments. Students will also practice the process of experiment designs and project management through a lab based learning approach in water analysis.
This module explores the mechanisms of heat transfer (conduction, convection and radiation), and introduces the importance of heat exchangers in chemical engineering processes. The fundamentals of mass transfer are also covered, giving a deeper understanding of key chemical engineering processes such as evaporation and condensation, distillation, and other extraction and separation techniques.
This module develops a student’s ability to think critically on world issues. Students will discuss a wide range of social, political and cultural issues from the Singapore perspective. It also looks at how city-state Singapore defied the odds and witnessed close to half a century of rapid economic growth, strong political ties and social harmony.
Deepen your chemical engineering knowledge and acquire insights into the operations of integrated operating facilities. In addition, you can put your learning into practice through a six-month internship with leading industry partners or research facilities.
In this module, students will learn to optimize a preliminary design of chemical process plant with the aid of AutoCAD and a commercial computational software. Students will get to practice design principles, including the necessary safety considerations, material selection, and cost feasibility.
This module contains multiple remote learning packages that provide an overview of sector specific processes and practices. Students can opt to complete one or multiple packages that suit their area of interests. The remote learning packages cover the process industry, petrochemical industry, and pharmaceutical industry.
This module provides students with the opportunity to apply their knowledge on transfer processes and unit operations in chemical & pharmaceutical engineering through hands-on experiences with both standalone units and an integrated chemical system. Students will also learn the concept of start-up, shutdown and troubleshooting through the use of a simulation software.
This module provides the students with scope of unit operations in chemical engineering. Topics include evaporation, adsorption, distillation, liquid-liquid extraction, absorption, membrane separation processes and crystallization.
This module aims to prepare students for an increasingly globalized and interconnected world where problems are multi-faceted and require interdisciplinary research and collaboration to solve. Using a project-based learning approach, students will have the opportunity to work in a multi-disciplinary team to investigate and propose comprehensive recommendations for a pressing real-world problem affecting Singapore. They will be guided to step out of their disciplinary silos and effectively communicate and collaborate with peers from different backgrounds.Ultimately, the module seeks to develop independent learning skills and the ability to synthesize diverse strands of knowledge to solve a complex problem, while impressing on students the importance of being a responsible global citizen.
Students will do an internship and project which gives them opportunities to apply the knowledge acquired in classrooms to real-world work situations. They will be attached to companies in various industries such as the petrochemicals, specialty chemicals, and pharma- or biopharmaceutical sectors.
Students will be introduced to basic research skills, which include literature review, laboratory safety, project management, and statistical analysis of laboratory data, followed by opportunities to undertake a scientific research project. The projects will be carried out in- house or at external research institutions, which include overseas institutions.
Range of Net ELR2B2 for 2019 JAE4 to 10
Planned Intake (2020)80
AGGREGATE TYPE ELR2B2-C
To be eligible for consideration, candidates must have the following GCE ‘O’ Level examination (or equivalent) results.
You must also fulfil the aggregate computation requirements for the ELR2B2-C Aggregate Type listed
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