Teesside University, Middlesbrough

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Teesside University

Chemical Engineering

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Course summary

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Summary: By joining Teesside University’s chemical engineering degree you will be on a path to full registration as a chartered engineer with one of the highest earning potentials amongst the engineering professions. Chemical engineers take science out of the laboratory and into the real world. They turn raw materials into useful products through changing their properties or changing how their properties interact with each other. Course details: The North East is a major centre for process industries and this degree programme takes full advantage of the University's location by providing you with significant practical elements and opportunity to engage with industry. You may also benefit from a placement or professional mentorship with one of the companies in the region, or further afield. This is a real bonus, giving you experience of finding practical solutions to real industrial problems, and enhancing your employability prospects. Chemical engineers can be involved in a hugely diverse range of work, from oil and gas extraction to designing and building cleaner nuclear power plants. After the course: Chemical engineers are employed worldwide in activities including research and development, design and plant operation. They are involved in a wide range of sectors including the utilities, construction, defence, chemicals, oil and pharmaceuticals.

Course details

Modules

Access course information through Teesside University’s website using the course details link provided.

Assessment method

You will attend a range of lectures, small-group tutorials and hands-on laboratory sessions. Some of your first-year learning is based around case studies, following visits to local industries. A theme of process design through group work runs through all stages of the course. The course includes a range of assessments, including coursework assignments, project reports and formal examinations. One module in each year of your study involves a compulsory one-week block delivery period. This intensive problem-solving week provides you with an opportunity to focus your attention on particular problems and enhance your team-working and employability skills.

Professional bodies

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

  • Engineering Council
  • Chemical Engineers, Institution of

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeH813
Institution code T20
Campus nameTeesside University
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 96 - 112 points Tariff points may be from any combination of recognised level 3 qualifications including mathematics. The preferred second subject is chemistry, but alternatives can be considered.
A level At least two A levels including grade C in mathematics.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Distinction, Merit, Merit in an appropriate discipline including merit in further mathematics.
Access to HE Diploma Engineering - with merit in at least 24 level 3 credits including mathematics.
Scottish Higher Including grade D in higher level mathematics.
Scottish Advanced Higher Including grade D in higher level mathematics.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) At least five subjects studied at higher level, including grade B (H2 if awarded after 2016) in mathematics.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 You are expected to have at least Level 2 literacy and numeracy skills, typically, GCSEs in English language and mathematics at grade 4 (or C) or passes in level 2 Functional Skills.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £13000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Find out more about fees and funding if you are from the UK/EU here: tees.ac.uk/fees, or if you are an international student here: tees.ac.uk/international/fees. If you live in the Channel Islands or Isle of Man contact your education office: gov.uk/student-finance.
Chemical Engineering at Teesside University, Middlesbrough - UCAS