You'll study in Sheffield for your first two years, learning about the design and operation of processes for making a wide range of products on which everyone's standard of living depends.
These include food, fuels, medicines, plastics and the basic materials for high technology industries. You'll also learn about the production and use of energy.
Our graduates work across all fields of chemical engineering, including biological and pharmaceutical engineering and are and are well-equipped for a future in digital manufacturing.
We place significant emphasis on learning through practical experience. You'll develop practical skills and build up experience through lab work, projects and open-ended problem-solving.
Our pilot plant gives you the chance to apply what you learn in lectures and labs on larger scale process equipment through hands-on experimentation. This unique facility is designed to prepare you for the challenges of industry.
Between years two and three you'll take a paid placement in the chemical engineering industry. You'll grow your network, put your academic studies into context and get to grips with working practice in industry, all improving your skills and making you more employable.
You'll be supported in finding your placement with help from the departmental careers team and the faculty employability team.