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Chemical Engineering MEng (Hons)

Newcastle University

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  • Qualification

    Master of Engineering (with Honours) - MEng (Hon)

  • Location

    Main Site (Newcastle)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    18-SEP-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This double-accredited Chemical Engineering degree will equip you for a rewarding career at the forefront of science and technology.

Course overview

This four-year degree provides a direct route to becoming a Chartered Chemical Engineer (CEng), one of the industry's most recognisable international qualifications.

Hands-on practical learning and optional industry placements will give you the opportunity to put your theory into practice and gain invaluable experience in the sector.

Nurturing you into a professional engineer with the skills and knowledge to make a real difference in the world, you'll gain a broad level of expertise across areas such as thermodynamics, plant design, and process control.

Professional accreditation

All of our degrees are accredited by the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) and the Institute of Measurement and Control.

IChemE accreditation means employers will recognise the quality of your degree because it meets high professional standards.

Teaching methods

Newcastle students graduate fully equipped with the skills they will need thanks to our strong links with industry experts and focus on industry skills, including:

  • problem-based learning for the first three years based around industrial case studies – excellent preparation for life as a professional engineer
  • lectures delivered by practising industry experts covering issues surrounding safety management and environmental protection
  • industry representation on our Board of Studies with direct input into our degrees
  • industry links with over 100 chemical engineering companies, resulting in sponsorship and placement opportunities and plant visits

We use case study-led teaching, so your learning has real-world relevance. Teaching is through a combination of:

  • lectures
  • tutorials
  • seminars
  • computer practice sessions
  • extensive practical laboratory work
  • group work on case studies and design projects

Work placement

Get career ready with a work placement and leave as a confident professional in your field. You can apply to spend 9 to 12 months working in any organisation in the world, and receive University support from our dedicated team to secure your dream placement. Work placements take place between stages 3 and 4.

You'll gain first-hand experience of working in the sector, putting your learning into practice and developing your professional expertise.

If you choose to take a work placement, it will extend your degree by a year. Placements are subject to availability.

Application deadline

25 January

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University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    36th

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

Newcastle University is a global leader in ageing and health, data, energy, cities, and the creative arts.
Dedicated teams support students during application, before arrival and as they settle into life in the UK.
Degree programmes shaped by strong links with multinational businesses and opportunities for professional accreditation and placements.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    17th out of 34 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 245
    138 61%

    21st

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86.0 86%

    6th

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.66 73%

    26th

    6

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