Heriot-Watt University

Chemical Engineering with Energy Engineering Heriot-Watt University Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

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Meeting future energy requirements needs engineers with knowledge of energy resource processing, management and the environmental impact of energy generation. Fossil fuels such as gas and oil play a significant role in today's global energy market. Environmental developments with alternative energy sources mean that the technological background of engineers needs to become much broader. This degree encompasses a range of technologies from oil and gas production to renewable resources.

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.

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

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Course code H8H2
Institution code H24
Campus name Edinburgh Campus
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level BBC to include Mathematics and Chemistry for entry to Level 1.
For entry to Level 2: AAB including Mathematics and Chemistry.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Relevant BTEC qualifications are accepted; please contact Admissions Tutor for further details.
Scottish Higher AAAB to include Mathematics and Chemistry.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 29 points to include Higher Level Mathematics and Chemistry.
Scottish Advanced Higher AB in Mathematics and Chemistry plus Highers for entry to Level 2.
Scottish HNC Pass HNC with B in graded unit. For Level 2 entry: HNC with A in graded unit. Additional HNC profile requirement, please contact Admissions Tutor to discuss further.
Scottish HND Pass For Level 2 entry: HND with BB in graded units. For Level 3 entry: Some applicants may qualify for advanced entry to Level 3 – e.g. HND with AA in graded units. Please contact Admissions Tutor to discuss further.

Physics is strongly advised at least at Standard Grade / National 5, GCSE, or equivalent.

We accept a wide range of other qualifications from the UK, Europe and International countries. Please contact the Admissions Tutor for the programme for further information on the entry requirements for these.

English language requirements

Applicants whose native language is not English and who have not been educated previously in the English language must provide evidence of their English language ability to ensure they can cope with the demands of a Heriot-Watt programme taught and assessed in English. Further information about the English Language tests that we currently accept as proof of English Language ability including our own English Language programmes, can be viewed on our website.

HWU English Language Requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £1,820 Year 1
International £18,480 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £1,820 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

201920 tuition fees are subject to confirmation.

Provider information

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Heriot-Watt University
EH14 4AS

Course contact details

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Admissions Office

0131 451 3376