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Course summary

Chemical engineers design industrial processes that convert raw materials into valuable products. Biotechnologists use living systems and organisms to make valuable products. The need for sophisticated products and sustainable processes means chemical engineers and biotechnologists are in great demand. Our course concentrates on the scientific principles that underpin the discipline. These principles are essential to develop processes and products that address some of the problems currently facing humanity. These include the energy transition away from fossil fuels, the need for sustainable food and water supplies as climate change occurs, and the provision of improved global healthcare solutions and therapeutics.

Professional bodies

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

  • Chemical Engineers, Institution of

How to apply

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If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Other qualifications at a level equivalent to A Levels and IB Higher Levels - including Scottish Advanced Highers, Welsh qualifications, the Irish Leaving Certificate, and a range of European and overseas qualifications - are also accepted. Please see the guidance at: www.cam.ac.uk/entrancerequirements.

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

https://www.undergraduate.study.cam.ac.uk/courses/chemical-engineering#entry-requirements

Additional entry requirements

Admission tests

Interview

Institutions Own Test (IOT)

Applicants may be required to take a subject-specific written assessment before or after being shortlisted for interview. Please check the website for registration timings and further details (www.cam.ac.uk/assessment).


English language requirements

For details of our English Language Requirements, please visit:

https://www.undergraduate.study.cam.ac.uk/english-language-requirements


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
80%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
100%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology at University of Cambridge - UCAS