Study with us and you'll experience innovative teaching, state-of-the-art facilities and graduate with a fully accredited degree. We'll equip you with the skills you need to work in the sector of your choice.
Our courses are flexible for you. On our MEng programmes you can choose a stream to specialise in after the first two years of study with us, and your specialism will be reflected in your degree title. Alternatively you can specialise by choosing from a range of elective modules across the breadth of chemical engineering.
You’ll apply principles of chemical engineering at the molecular level to the development of novel ways to produce energy, food and medicines. Biological engineers develop understanding of complex biological systems and design and synthesise new bio-engineered cells and molecules.
You can tailor the course to your interests, be they in renewable and alternative energy, nuclear technology or conventional energy - including the environmental and sustainable issues associated with the burning of fossil fuels, In all areas you’ll develop an understanding of how to develop efficient and clean energy systems.
You’ll cover the fundamentals of chemical engineering with a focus on pharmaceutical and medicine development/manufacture. You’ll study aspects of product design and scale-up as well as the pharmaceutical industry’s regulatory and compliance standards.
On our three-year BEng courses you'll learn about the design of processes and products that produce, transform or transport materials and energy.
We'll develop your technical, research and problem-solving skills to give you an excellent start for a career in the sector of your choice.
Our students go on to work in the food, fuels, medicines, plastics, energy and high-technology industries.
BEng 2022 entry:
Our four-year MEng courses takes your study to a more advanced level.
Between years three and four you'll go on an engineering placement in industry. You'll grow your network, put your academic studies into context and get to grips with working practice in industry, all improving your skills and making you more employable.
You'll be supported in finding your placement by the departmental careers team and the faculty employability team.
MEng 2022 entry:
- Chemical Engineering MEng
- Chemical Engineering with a Year in Industry MEng
- Chemical Engineering with a Year in Australasia MEng
- Chemical Engineering with a Foundation Year MEng or BEng
We understand that, as you become more familiar with the material covered within your degree programme, your special interests may change. That's why we've designed our programmes to be flexible, allowing you to transfer between the various options.
All of our undergraduate courses are accredited by the Institution of Chemical Engineers.
H810 BEng Chemical Engineering and H800 MEng Chemical Engineering are also accredited by the Energy Institute.
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