University of Chester has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Chemical engineers develop innovative processes to turn raw materials into useful products like fuels, plastics, foods and medicines. They are also leading efforts to make the modern world a cleaner, safer and more sustainable place to live. On this course, you will learn the key set of chemical engineering principles and understand how to use them for a huge range of applications, such as eliminating harmful emissions of greenhouse gases or turning living cells into tiny factories for making life-saving drugs.
The University of Chester is the only university in the UK to achieve 100% overall student satisfaction in the subject area of Chemical, Process and Energy Engineering in the recent 2017 National Student Survey.
Our dedicated science and technology campus, Thornton Science Park, is situated at the heart of the North West chemical industries, adjacent to one of the largest oil refineries in the UK, with a wide range of engineering firms based on the campus and in the surrounding area. All of our students complete work placements in Year 2 of their degrees, most with nearby engineering firms or within research groups at the University, although some have been as far afield as Norway.
For the latest example of curriculum availability on this degree programme please refer to the University of Chester's Website.
Assessment will be by examination and through coursework and lab work assignments, which will include presentations, reports and practicals.
How to apply
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!
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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
- Year 2
- Year 3
- Year 4
|UCAS Tariff||120 points|
|A level||BBB - BBC||The Department requires the following: Chemistry and Maths - (minimum grade B)|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||BTEC Engineering plus A2 Level Chemistry|
|Access to HE Diploma||Access to HE Diploma Science and Engineering (Maths and Chemistry at Level 3), to include 45 credits at level 3, 30 of which must be at Merit|
|Scottish Higher||BBBB||Two of these should include Maths and Chemistry|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||30 points||Including 5 in HL Maths and 5 in HL Chemistry|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H3, H3, H3, H3||Two of these should include Maths and Chemistry|
Please note that we accept a maximum of 8 points from GCE AS Levels and that the Welsh Baccalaureate (core) and General Studies A Level will be recognised in our offer. We will also consider a combination of A levels and BTECs/OCRs. Although not part of the entry requirements, we would recommend that students take mechanics modules as part of their A2 level course.
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|