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It is one of the hardest degrees there are and because of the skills we gain through it we are very popular with employers.

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Harry Michalakakis

Chemical Engineering MEng, Third year

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75% rated 4* (‘world-leading’) or 3* (‘internationally excellent’)

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Chemical Engineering

Entry 2015

Chemical engineers apply scientific and technological expertise to develop processes which alter the chemical, physical, or biochemical state of materials. With an emphasis on safety, sustainability and cost-effectiveness, as a chemical engineer your skills will be in demand worldwide for the manufacture of essential products.

Degree programmes

UCAS Degree programme Qualification Duration
H801 Engineering (Chemical) MEng 4
H800 Engineering (Chemical) BEng 3


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First career destinations

  • Process Engineer, Shell (2012)
  • Financial Analyst, Deutsche Bank (2012)
  • Trainee Flow Assurance Engineer, SPT Group (2011)
  • Field Engineer, Baker Hughes (2011)
  • Reservoir Engineer, Mobil North Sea (2010)

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