Department of Chemical Engineering

We offer undergraduate and postgraduate degrees that draw on our innovative research and links with industrial and commercial sectors.

Undergraduate study

We design our chemical engineering degrees to equip you with the academic, technical and professional skills demanded by industry. Find out more about our courses and read about our students' and graduates' experiences.



Postgraduate degrees

Our master's course and research degrees give you the opportunity to take your career to the next level. Find out more about our MSc, current research studentships or look for a PhD supervisor among our academic team.


Chemical Engineering research degrees

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Our international reputation for research makes Bath an ideal place to pursue a research degree, whether you want an academic career or to work in industry.

CSCT Summer Showcase 2018

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Celebrate 10 years of the Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies at Bath with a special showcase of their research.


Our research

We carry out internationally-recognised research aiming to address the challenges of today’s chemical, materials, pharmaceutical, biochemical, biomedical, water and waste treatment industries.


Chemical Engineering research

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89% of our research activity was graded as either world-leading or internationally excellent in the Research Excellence Framework 2014.



Work with us

We work with industry on teaching, placements and research. From small local companies to large international organisations, we're dedicated to building mutually beneficial relationships with industry. Find out more about what we can offer businesses.



Equality and diversity

We work towards embedding gender equality and inclusivity across all our teaching, research and professional activities in the Department and wider university.


Awards and accolades

Our awards, league table rankings and accreditation.


About us

We are a small and friendly department with around 50 academic and research staff, 600 undergraduate students and 100 postgraduate students. We nurture a collaborative teaching and research environment in which students can develop their ideas and realise their potential.


9 West University of Bath Claverton Down Bath BA2 7AY United Kingdom

Get in touch

Contact our Department office with any general queries or our admissions team about our undergraduate courses.