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Chemical Engineering with a Year in Industry BEng (Hons)

Swansea University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Bay Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Chemical engineers design, operate and optimise chemical and physical processes that turn raw materials into valuable products for human use. They also use their skills to dispose of the by-products generated by these processes in a safe and environmentally-friendly manner.You will be trained you to meet the needs of modern process engineering and gain the ability to use analytical skills and tools to formulate and solve problems relevant to the application of engineering to industry. The course will also provide a foundation for you to aim for the prized Chartered Engineer status.The course involves industrial visits to various companies such as Valero, Avalon (AstraZeneca), Aberthaw Power Plant, First Milk, Tata Steel and Vale INCO Ltd. Modules build on established Chemical Engineering areas with application to energy, health, food, water and the environment.As you progress, your developing analytical abilities will combine with hands-on experience of state-of-the-art equipment, establishing skills which are vital to securing employment in the wider aerospace industry.**Why Swansea?**- **Chemical Engineering is ranked 7th in the UK** (The Times Good University Guide 2020)- We are **4th in the UK for Graduate Prospects** (The Complete University Guide 2020)- **94% of our graduates are in employment** or further study within 6 months of graduating (DLHE 16/17 Graduates)- **Average salary is £22,000** for a Swansea University Aerospace Engineering graduate**Chemical Engineering Facilities include:**- Atomic Force Microscopy- Fermentation Rigs- Particle Characterisation- Surface Plasmon Resonance- Hydrodynamic Shear Adhesion Assays- Membrane Separation Rigs and Rheometers**Accreditation**This Chemical Engineering course at Swansea University is accredited by the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE). There is a close and extensive involvement with local, national and international engineering companies at Swansea University.**Did you know all of our courses are available with a Year in Industry or Year Abroad?**These placement years increase our students confidence and communication skills as well as help them to gain valuable experiences that will ultimately enhance their employability. To find out more go to www.swansea.ac.uk/engineering/undergraduate**We guarantee that you will be made a conditional offer for 2020 for a course at Swansea University. Subject requirements will apply. Please come along to our next Open Day or get in touch for further information.**

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 21,350per year

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University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    29th

  • Campus address

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

Swansea University is proud of its diverse student community, with students and staff from over 120 countries.
Swansea’s dedicated international recruitment, admissions and student support teams will help to guide you from application to arrival and beyond.
Swansea offers highly rated teaching and is ranked in the top 30 UK Universities (Complete University Guide 2022).

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    16th out of 34 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 245
    127 58%

    21st

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%

    8th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    13th

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