Bioprocess Engineering uses biology to create sustainable and effective manufacturing processes, and for the design of products like foods, vaccines, and cleaning products.
This is the perfect option if you have an interest in biochemistry, microbiology, or molecular biology, and want to add a biological focus to your engineering degree.
- Practical lab work learning how bacteria and algae can be used for the creation of new products and the treatment of waste.
- Applied learning with individual and group design and research projects.
- Access to bioprocessing technology experts.
Bioprocess Engineering minor
For the minor in the Bachelor of Engineering with Honours, complete the following courses:
- ENCH281 Principles of Biology for Engineers
- ENGR407 Bioprocess Engineering 1
- ENCH482 Bioprocess Engineering 2
- ENCH494 Process Engineering Design 3
- ENCH495 Research Project
Plus complete the requirements for Chemical and Process Engineering.
There is an increasing demand for engineers with knowledge of biological sciences who can apply this to industrial processes.
Some career pathways could include:
- Biological waste treatment
- Biodegradable materials.
Find out more about what you can do with a degree in Chemical and Process Engineering.
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