Chemical Engineering at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

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Course summary

Chemical engineering is a specialised branch of engineering that’s constantly innovating ways to address the universal need for food, water, energy, and materials. Tap into this vital field within our Chemical Engineering MEng course, which provides you with the advanced skills and knowledge needed for potentially exciting career opportunities which will allow you to make an impact on the world. Chemical engineers are more in-demand than ever in the 21st century, thanks to global challenges like climate change and fossil fuel depletion. Why Study Chemical Engineering MEng at University of Huddersfield? This MEng course is a step up from the undergraduate Chemical Engineering BEng(Hons) course. It’s strong on the subject of chemistry in the context of chemical engineering, as well as on the following skills: systems thinking, mathematics, and process safety. You’ll gain relevant real-world experience throughout this course. You’ll be taught by leading academics through lectures, seminars, and sessions, which will be supplemented by modern industry instruments in our specialist chemical sciences and chemical engineering labs, which feature pilot-scale rigs. Following your first two years in the course, you’ll put your knowledge and skills to the test in an optional supervised work placement. • During this placement year, you’ll:  • Experience working in a real-world environment within the industry, in the UK or internationally. • Explore employment opportunities within organisations related to your studies and chosen pathway. • Network with potential employers and construct work experience profiles to prepare for a future chemical engineering career. This advanced course will prepare you for a variety of potentially exciting careers in a range of fields in the industry. You could work in oil and gas, materials, pharmaceuticals and more. Professional Bodies During your studies you can become a student member of the Institution of Chemical Engineers, and will be automatically transferred to an Associate Member (AMIChemE) on graduation. The course is accredited by the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) and fully meets the academic requirements for becoming a Chartered Chemical Engineer following suitable industrial experience. Why Huddersfield? Huddersfield’s vibrant and friendly campus is a great place from which to study, while the town itself offers lots to see and do, with good transport links in and around the area.


The first year comprises: • Organic Chemistry 1 • Physical Chemistry 1 • Chemical Engineering Design 1 • Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow • Chemical Engineering Labs and Sustainability • Mathematics. To see the full range of modules and descriptions, please visit our website. A link to this course can be found at the bottom of the page in the ‘Course contact details’ section.

Assessment method

You’ll be taught through a series of lectures, tutorials, seminars, workshops, problem-solving sessions, practicals and directed reading. Assessment includes written exams and coursework including problem solving assignments, practical work, and more. Your module specification/course handbook provides full details of the assessment criteria.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Chemical Engineers, Institution of

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

If you do not have the appropriate qualifications for direct entry to this degree you may be able to apply to our Science Extended Degree (BCF0) - Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.

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English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our 'Where are you from?' information pages.

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £17600 Year 1
International £17600 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and finance - If you are an EU or international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

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Chemical Engineering at University of Huddersfield - UCAS