Chemical and Biological Engineering

This taster session gives you an insight into studying Chemical and Biological Engineering at university.

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Optimizing your future with Chemical Engineering

A free virtual taster session. 

Book your place here

Please be advised that bookings for all taster sessions will close at 10am the day before the session, or earlier if the session becomes fully-booked. We therefore recommend booking early to avoid disappointment.

If you are a teacher, please encourage your pupils to book individually.

When: Tuesday 23 November 2021, 16:00 - 17:30 

Age group: Year 12, Year 13, A Level 

This session will explain what chemical engineers do and how their work is impacting global issues like energy and sustainability. You will have the opportunity to design a bioethanol production plant and explore the trade-offs between manufacturing costs and the quality of the product.

Finally, we will discuss the process of applying for University, and our student ambassadors will answer your questions about moving to University.


Time Activity
4:00pm Log in and get comfortable
4:15pm Welcome and introduction to the department
4:30pm Interactive subject taster: Design a bioethanol production plant
5:10pm Q&A with current undergraduate students
5:25pm Closing remarks and next steps

We look forward to meeting you!

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