MSc in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Process Technology



General Information

The classroom for this programme is Room 302, main building, Kevin Street.  The lecturers on this module are Paul Ashall, Hassan Ali, Gavin Duffy and Claire McDonnell.  Classes are held every Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 18:00 to 21:00 in ten week blocks.  Assessment is by assignment and project work.  The programme consists of 12 taught modules and 1 large project module.  Each taught module accounts for 5 ECTS credits and the project module accounts for 30 ECTS credits.  Three modules are delivered in each semester.

The calendar for Semester 1 is available here.

The student handbook is available here.

The programme document is available here.

A manual on Information Retrieval is available here.

Microsoft Visio is available from but is meant for DIT computers only.  It is also installed in Room 346.


Module Information

Information on each module including lecture material and assignments can be accessed by the links in the following table.


Module 1 Pharmaceutical Processes

Module 2 Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow

Module 3 Mass Transfer Applications





There is a list of references to direct you to material to help with the assignments.



The overall laboratory manual is available here.


More laboratory manuals are available below:

CEM MKII manual issue 14.pdf

CET MKII manual issue 16.pdf

CEX manual issue 16.pdf


F1-21 Teaching Manual - Issue 3.pdf

UOP5 Manual - Issue 13.pdf


Shell and Tube Manual.pdf

Concentric Manual.pdf