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Department of Chemical Engineering

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

Find out how we're celebrating our Department's 50th anniversary

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.

Studying our chemical engineering courses

With a chemical engineering degree, you could play a role in providing clean water and sanitation, recovering valuable materials from waste, developing food, or improving healthcare products.

Simran, Sam and Nour share their experiences of chemical engineering undergraduate study at Bath.

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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

Waste water treatment work

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.

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.

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.

Awards and accolades

Our rankings and achievements.

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.