Chemical engineers design the processes that convert chemicals, raw materials, living cells, microorganisms and energy into the essential products of modern life.
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Our programme provides an insight into basic chemistry, process engineering and computational engineering. You’ll understand how to alter the chemical, biochemical or physical state of a substance, processes used to create everything from personal care products to medicines to advanced functional materials, such as smart coatings.
You’ll also learn about the engineering principles used to design large-scale processing plants for everything from food to oil, with an emphasis on safety, sustainability and cost-effectiveness.
The programme is both practical and theoretical: you’ll be in the lab from the first term, working on projects relevant to the chemical engineering industry.
In the third year you’ll carry out a lab-based research project, based on your individual interests and integrated into the School’s world-leading research activities.