Our department is one of the top research chemical engineering departments in the UK, achieving world-class standing. Research is a major departmental activity, with 90% of staff rated as world-leading in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework carried out by HEFCE. Our research covers a broad range of scales from the molecular to the systems level. We aim to create pioneering breakthroughs in science and technology, and seek solutions to Grand Challenges (such as health and environment, energy, materials and sustainable manufacturing). Our MSc programmes attract students from some of the top universities across the world, including from China, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, USA and Indonesia. All our graduate programmes are accredited by the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE).