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Chemical Engineering MEng (Hons)

Heriot-Watt University

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    H801

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    35th

  • Subject Ranking

    16th

    2 (Chemical Engineering)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    155

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    78

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    3.85

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    MEng (Hon)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    14-SEP-20

Course Summary

Overview

The 2019 NSS results placed chemical engineering at Heriot-Watt as 1st in Scotland, based on the average response across all questions submitted by students.

Our MEng in Chemical Engineering provides students with both the theory and practical application expected by industry. We have strong links with professional communities, allowing us to enhance the career prospects of our graduates.

Programme structure

Our course gives you a sound understanding of both the chemical and process engineering fundamentals that you need to become a professional chartered engineer. In addition to a grounding in science, maths and engineering, our students acquire practical abilities that are highly sought after by industry.

The MEng course is a five-year degree which shares the same first three years with the BEng programme. You choose which route to follow at the end of your 3rd year, giving you the flexibility to decide which degree best suits your career ambitions.

Specialist and core chemical engineering subjects are studied in the 5th year, along with an extensive research project. Final year students undertake a commercial tender exercise, working in multi disciplinary groups, to take on the role of a design house pitching for business to our industrial advisory board.

Accreditation

The MEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering is fully accredited by the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) on behalf of the Engineering Council. All students are provided with a student membership of the IChemE, which is paid for by the department.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • Scottish HNC
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Scottish HND
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

Grades / Points

BBC

Details

including Mathematics and Chemistry at grades BB for entry to Year 1.For Year 2 entry: AAB including Mathematics and Chemistry at grades AA.

Tuition Fees

This section explains how much you will need to pay in tuition fees to study this course at this university. Fees vary by country of residence so make sure you select which country of residence applies to you.

£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

35th

About this University

Heriot-Watt University is a truly global university; its five campuses include sites in Malaysia, with over 1,200 students, and Dubai, with nearly 4,000 students. With a proud history of quality teaching and practical research dating back to 1821, it develops industry-ready graduates thanks to strong links with business and industry, and distinctive courses in science, engineering, design, business and languages.

Address

Edinburgh Campus

Riccarton

Edinburgh

EH14 4AS

UNITED KINGDOM