Chemical engineering

Undergraduate courses starting in 2019

Chemical engineering benefits society and the environment by combining science, mathematics and engineering to develop new technologies, processes and products.

Chemical engineers change the world by transforming ideas into products and services in an ethical, safe, responsible and efficient way.

With a chemical engineering degree, you could make an impact by tackling important social challenges and improving quality of life. You could have a part in providing clean water and sanitation, recovering valuable materials and energy from waste, developing and delivering food, or improving healthcare and chemical products.

We’ve designed our courses to give you the specialist knowledge and transferable skills to pursue a challenging career in chemical engineering. When you graduate, you’ll be able to adapt to a variety of roles in an evolving world and discipline.

Clearing spaces available

Check out the courses below on Wednesday 14 August to find out which courses have spaces in Clearing.



The awards, accolades and league table rankings for this subject.

Annabel O'Fee with her Salters Prize certificate with members from the Salters Institute
‘I would definitely recommend studying chemical engineering if you want to apply your scientific knowledge to useful applications in industry. It's a degree that's valuable all over the world.’
Annabel O'Fee MEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering with placement and Salters' Graduate Award winner (2017)