Chemical Engineering at University of Leeds - UCAS

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Course summary

Chemical engineering addresses many of the world’s greatest challenges faced by society in areas such as energy, environment, health, water and food. The ability to solve problems, design and optimise processes means that chemical engineers are in high demand. As we move to a more technologically advanced and sustainable future, chemical engineers will provide the innovation and leadership to decarbonise industry, manufacture products from sustainable feedstocks, advance healthcare by designing and manufacturing personalised medicines and digitally transform the chemicals industry. Our team of expert academics will educate you in core chemical engineering subjects, along with chemical engineering practice and design. You’ll have the opportunity to learn advanced chemical engineering topics such as digital design, machine learning, intensified processes and product formulation – disciplines that are the future of chemical engineering. Studying a chemical engineering degree at Leeds will provide you with the fundamental concepts and new skills used by the modern chemical engineer. You’ll develop the specialist knowledge, skills and experience you need to begin your career in this highly valued profession and make a real impact in the field of chemical sciences and engineering. Why study at Leeds:

  • This course is accredited by the Institution of Chemical Engineers.
  • Our globally-renowned research here at Leeds feeds into your course and shapes your learning with the latest thinking.
  • Experience expert teaching delivered by a programme team who specialise in a wide range of chemical and process engineering disciplines and have extensive industry experience.
  • Access excellent facilities, including our renewable technologies teaching lab and the virtual engineering environment that gives you experience in chemical plant operations.
  • Tailor the course to suit your career ambitions and interests through our pathways in digital manufacturing and processes, energy, nuclear and materials.
  • Enhance your career prospects and give your CV that competitive edge before you graduate with our industrial work placement opportunities. Our close industry links have given previous students the chance to work at – and build professional relationships with – major organisations such as P&G, Johnson Matthey, Coca-Cola, EDF Energy, Siemens, Unilever, AstraZeneca and Sellafield Ltd.
  • Gain invaluable life experience and advance your personal development with our exciting study abroad programmes, spanning across universities worldwide.
  • Make the most of your time at Leeds by joining our ChemEng society where you can meet more of your peers and lecturers, whilst gaining guidance and invaluable insight from industry professionals at regular talks and networking events throughout your degree.

Professional bodies

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

  • Chemical Engineers, Institution of

How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Subject to places being available, you must achieve our published first year entry requirements and the relevant % average in your first year of study. Learning outcomes of year 1 of the degree programme you are applying to must also have been met.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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English language requirements

IELTS (International English Language Testing System): 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each section. GCSE: Must have a GCSE in English Language at grade C or above, or an appropriate English language qualification.

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Chemical Engineering at University of Leeds - UCAS