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Chemical Engineering (Jan 2021 start only) BEng

Swansea University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science in Engineering - BSc (Eng)

  • Location

    Bay Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    18-JAN-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

Studying a Chemical Engineering degree provides expert training in modern process engineering, developing analytical and problem-solving skills critical to the application of engineering to industry.

Chemical engineers work closely with processes that turn raw materials into valuable products for human use. Their skills ensure that natural resources are used sustainably, and the disposal of by-products is conducted in a safe and environmentally-friendly manner.

This professionally accredited degree course provides knowledge and skills across the full spectrum of chemical engineering topics, allowing you to keep your career options open.

WHY CHEMICAL ENGINEERING AT SWANSEA?

  • Top 10 in the UK in The Times Good University Guide 2021
  • 3rd in the UK for Graduate Prospects in The Complete University Guide 2021
  • Within six months of graduating, 96% of Chemical Engineering graduates are employed or in further study (16/17 DLHE)
  • Top 150 in The Academic Ranking of World Universities (Shanghai) 2020

This course offers you the opportunity to spend a YEAR IN INDUSTRY (UCAS H404), in the UK or overseas, giving valuable workplace experience as well as a salary that is currently over £15,000 on average. Support and guidance is provided to help secure your placement.

YOUR CHEMICAL ENGINEERING EXPERIENCE

We have a number of advanced chemical engineering facilities to enhance your studies. Our modern Pilot Chemical Laboratory contains 15 pilot-scale rigs which cover a wide range of unit operations. Other state-of-the-art facilities you may work with include atomic force microscopy, fermentation rigs, surface plasmon resonance and hydrodynamic shear adhesion assays.

You will also benefit from a dynamic research environment where pioneering Swansea academics are leading the way in areas such as advanced water treatment technologies.

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Our Chemical Engineering graduates are set on course for a range of exciting employment opportunities including:

  • Chemical Engineer
  • Energy Engineer
  • Petroleum Engineer
  • Product/Process Development Scientist
  • Mining Engineer
  • Technical Plant Manager
  • Applications Engineer
  • Wellsite Drilling Engineer.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 20,150per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : BBB - ABB

ABB-BBB at A level (including Mathematics). Other recommended subject include:Physics; Further Mathematics; Design Technology; IT/Computing and Biology.

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University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    32nd

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University has an international reach with staff, students, partnerships and research links stretching across the globe.
Swansea University campuses are vibrant and diverse with staff and students from over 130 different countries making up the friendly community.
By studying at Swansea University, students become part of a world-class research institution with grand ambitions.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    9th out of 31 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 245
    124 53%

    22nd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    3rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    13th

    4

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