University of Sheffield

Degree level: Undergraduate

Chemical Engineering with an Industrial Placement Year

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Course summary

You'll study in Sheffield for your first three years, learning about the design and operation of processes for making products such as fuels, medicines, plastics, food and materials for high technology industries. You'll also learn about the production and use of energy. Our graduates work across all fields of chemical engineering, including biological and pharmaceutical engineering and are and are well-equipped for a future in digital manufacturing. We place significant emphasis on learning through practical experience. You'll develop practical skills and build up experience through lab work, projects and open-ended problem-solving. Our pilot plant gives you the chance to apply what you learn in lectures and labs on larger scale process equipment through hands-on experimentation. This unique facility is designed to prepare you for the challenges of industry. Between years three and four you'll go on an engineering placement in industry. You'll grow your network, put your academic studies into context and get to grips with working practice in industry, all improving your skills and making you more employable. You'll be supported in finding your placement with help from the departmental careers team and the faculty employability team. This course is accredited by the Institution of Chemical Engineers and the Energy Institute and fully meets the academic requirements for Professional Membership and CEng status.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
H804
Institution code:
S18
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

To find out if you're eligible for additional consideration or an alternative offer, visit: ww.sheffield.ac.uk/undergraduate/apply/access-sheffield

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/undergraduate


English language requirements

You must demonstrate that your English is good enough for you to successfully complete your course. For this course we require: GCSE English Language at grade 4/C; IELTS grade of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component; or an alternative acceptable English language qualification

English language requirements for undergraduates

https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/undergraduate/apply/english-language


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
90%
Student satisfaction
73%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
92%
Go onto work and study

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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
International £26950 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Chemical Engineering with an Industrial Placement Year at University of Sheffield - UCAS