Chemical engineers convert materials into products used the world over, every day. These range from pharmaceuticals, clothing, petrol, paints, food, drinks and more – all of which are engineered with financial and environmental considerations in mind. On this course you will use the CDIO (conceive, design, implement, operate) approach developed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. CDIO gives you sought-after, hands-on experience that you can deploy in your future career which could include energy management, water and food security, resource scarcity, climate change and more. We are one of only a handful of universities to offer the pioneering CDIO international engineering education model, developed by the world-renowned Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). CDIO gives you a rich hands-on experience that you can deploy to find urgent solutions to recent and current issues in health, energy, water and food security, resource scarcity, climate change and more. Our foundation year option enables you to join the Chemical Engineering degree even if you don’t have the formal qualifications or experience to meet the entry requirements. It equips you with the knowledge to move into formal degree study, setting you up for future success. Designed with input from industry experts, this course follows a practical problem-solving approach. You'll be able to unlock, develop and expand your creative potential and build technical expertise, so you become an enthusiastic highly skilled, confident, work-ready chemical engineering graduate who can develop innovative ways to turn raw materials into everyday products. We offer a truly immersive learning opportunity in academic and practical engineering. The practical elements of the course will help you connect with others, develop on and off campus and will support and prepare you to enter an engineering career with varied and exciting prospects. You'll work on individual and group projects supported with on-line tools akin to current professional engineering working activities and Personal Academic Tutor. You’ll be taught on campus by inspiring teachers providing vital learning, experience and developing your advanced skills in professional standard labs while learning from and connecting with industry experts through on-line guest lectures. You will gain key employability skills and be encouraged to take up placements, helping you to go straight into employment upon completion of your studies. During the foundation year, you'll develop academic skills, learn and understand about core aspects of chemistry and sciences as well as maths so you are ready, confident and enthusiastic to study at degree level. As you progress through the degree, you'll further develop your science and maths knowledge and will gain hands-on individual and collaborative experience in professional chemical engineering practice. You'll have the opportunity to complete a work placement and build professional networks with industry. Location This course is run at our Canterbury Campus in Kent. Canterbury is just 50 miles south-east of London and less than an hour by high-speed train from St Pancras. Located on a UNESCO World Heritage Site the campus offers state-of-the-art buildings, right in the centre of a vibrant and world-famous cathedral city. You’ll benefit from a campus with excellent learning and teaching resources, music venues, a superb sports centre, a well-stocked bookshop and plenty of coffee bars and places to eat. A short walk away is Augustine House our award-winning library and home to a vast range of learning resources and student support teams. Modules For a list of core and likely optional modules, please visit our website.
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|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.