This integrated programme is designed to prepare and support students for a strong and rewarding experience in their selected engineering discipline, Chemical Engineering, immediately aligning students to the fundamentals of engineering from the moment they enrol. In addition to providing all necessary science, technology, engineering and mathematics background to allow students to confidently enter year one of the BEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering programme, the first year of study will also develop transferable skills such as communication, professionalism, teamwork and creativity, and provide an excellent transition period in preparation for learning and teaching methodologies used in the UK to support high engagement and achievement in the discipline. The first two years are taken in common with three other engineering disciplines (Biomedical, Civil & Structural, Mechanical) and therefore prior to being immersed in the technical depth of your selected engineering area in the final two years of study, your education will include an understanding of the relation and importance of other engineering areas to your own discipline - invaluable in the modern team-based multidisciplinary engineering sector. Conceive, Design, Implement, Operate (CDIO) forms a core element of programme delivery, based around developing innovative and sustainable solutions to real-world problems and closely linked to our well-developed industrial collaborations. Professional Accreditation The BEng (Hons) in Chemical Engineering is accredited by the IChemE. The accreditation will meet, in part, the exemplifying academic benchmark requirements for registration as a Chartered Engineer and students will need to complete an approved format of further learning pursuant to the requirements of UK-SPEC. Placements This Chemical Engineering programme offers you the opportunity to take up a placement year working in industry in your fourth year. The placement year is an excellent way to develop your professional experience, build industry contacts, and gain insight into the day-to-day work of a professional chemical engineer. Our students have undertaken placements with organisations such as:
- EDF Energy
- Thames Water
Foundation Year: Foundation Mathematics 1 (core) Foundation Mathematics 2 (core) Foundation Mechanics (core) Foundation Physics (core) Fundamentals of Materials (core) Information and Communication Technology (core)
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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The University welcomes applications from students with a wide range of qualifications from the UK and overseas, including combinations of qualifications. To check whether your qualifications meet the entry requirements for this course, please contact the University. English language requirements for Chemical Engineering with Integrated Foundation Year (5 Year): The IELTS requirement for EU applicants is IELTS 5.5 with no subtest less than 5.5, and for overseas applicants is IELTS 5.5 with no sub test less than 5.5 (or equivalent).
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
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