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Chemical Engineering BEng (Hons)

Aston University, Birmingham

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Our BEng Chemical Engineering course is offered as either a three or four year course with integrated placement year. It is designed to develop your engineering skills, in the context of a firm grounding in chemistry. To ensure this, you share a common first year with chemists and in later years go on to specialise at a more advanced level in the core engineering topics. Chemical engineers are very much at the forefront of working to improve the quality of our lives. Chemical engineering is a challenging and fascinating profession with extensive career opportunities. As a chemical engineer you will combine a detailed knowledge of chemistry with an understanding of engineering principles in order to design, construct and operate chemical process plants. The products we use everyday require the skill of a chemical engineer. You will be trained to ensure the safe and profitable production of the chemicals and materials required to create products such as clothing, food, medicine, transport and home entertainment systems. Additionally, you will study the important topics of business, management and sustainability, all the while developing and applying problem-solving skills. Your computer modelling skills will also be developed with a strong emphasis on process simulation.In addition to the traditional oil and chemical-based industries you will be well equipped to go into a wide range of careers including food production, pollution control, environmental protection, energy conservation, waste recovery and recycling, medical science, health and safety, alternative energy sources, resource conservation, research, management and consultancy. Our graduates have a strong record of finding suitable positions, reflecting the fact that the UK is a major contributor to the global chemical industry.Key course benefits:- Ranked 4th in the UK for being Intellectually Stimulating in the 2017 National Student Survey- Ranked Top 20 for Chemical Engineering (Guardian League Table 2017)- 100% of Chemistry students were satisfied with the Teaching on their course in the 2017 National Student Survey- 95% of students agreed that this course is intellectually stimulating in the 2017 National Student Survey- Our optional placement year offers you the opportunity to gain valuable experience and set your studies in the context of a working environment, designed to boost your future employment prospects.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 19,800per year

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A level : BCC - BBB

BBB: including grade B in Chemistry and Maths - Standard offerBBC: If the student is also presenting either Core Maths or Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) grade BBCC: Contextual offer (more details https://www2.aston.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/contextual-offer)

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University information

Aston University, Birmingham

  • University League Table

    43rd

  • Campus address

    Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, Birmingham, B4 7ET, England

The Aston international pre-master's programme is for international students who want to accomplish a postgraduate degree at Aston Business School.
Extensive support including help gaining work experience, free English language support and a range of scholarships to help talented international students.
Over 250 partnerships in around 45 countries with a range of high profile institutions across the world, plus an amazing global network of alumni.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    23rd out of 34 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 245
    117 54%

    23rd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    22nd

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    15th

    1

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