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Newcastle University Undergraduate programs Chemical Engineering BEng Honours
Newcastle University Undergraduate programs

Chemical Engineering BEng Honours

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

3 Years

English

Full time

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GBP 26,400 / per year *

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* international students; GBP 9,250 - home students

Introduction

This double-accredited Chemical Engineering degree will nurture you into a professional engineer, with the skills and knowledge to address major global challenges in industries such as oil, gas and energy, pharmaceuticals, and consumer products.

Chemical engineers play a crucial role in many aspects of our everyday lives. This degree will equip you with the knowledge and practical skills you need to contribute to future scientific and technological breakthroughs within the diverse sector.

Practical learning and industry placements are integrated throughout the degree, giving you the opportunity to put your learning into practice, develop your professional expertise, and gain invaluable real-life experience in the sector.

You'll gain expertise across a broad range of chemical engineering topics, including thermodynamics, plant design, and process control.

Professional accreditation and recognition

Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) and the Institute of Measurement and Control

This degree is 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.

Study abroad

In your final year, you complete an individual design project and a substantial research project.

With the agreement of the Degree Programme Director, you can carry out a research project at one of our partner universities in Europe or worldwide. Locations include Australia and Singapore.

Work placement

Get career ready with 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 2 and 3.

You'll gain first-hand experience 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, and your degree title will show you have achieved the placement year. A work placement is not available if you're spending a year studying abroad. Placements are subject to availability.

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