Applied Chemistry: Micro- and Nano- Materials and Molecular Engineering

University College Dublin

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Applied Chemistry: Micro- and Nano- Materials and Molecular Engineering

  • Host University

    University College Dublin

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Biological Systems Engineering, Chemical Engineering

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2.5 - 3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3.75 - 4.5
  • Overview

    This module will introduce students to a variety of topics in industrial and applied chemistry so as to
    complement and facilitate their chemical engineering studies. Topics that will be dealt with are
    (a) principles and modern aspects of colloidal systems and nanomaterials,
    (b) understanding surfaces and interfaces and its relevance to chemical reactions,
    (c) structure and applications of materials like catalysts and liquid crystals,
    (d) Modern Electrochemical systems,
    (e) Chemical balance in nature, exploitation of natural materials and industrial processing of selected materials, including hydrocarbons and biomass. The course content will be periodically updated based on the recent research trends in the respective fields.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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