Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Chemical engineering is part of the School of Engineering and Computer Science. It sits within the Faculty of Science and Engineering.

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Come to our next Visit Day on January 10 to find out more about this subject, our students and the University.


The University of Hull is the region’s premier provider of chemical engineering degrees and our programmes are accredited the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE).

Foundation year Year abroad Industrial placement Integrated Masters


Postgraduate Taught

Postgraduate Research


"I love seeing how machinery and chemical reactions work together."

Joshua Jones
BEng Chemical Engineering


You'll be studying in the heartland of the UK’s expanding renewables sector. And you'll have access to some of the country’s best industrial training facilities. What's more, we pride ourselves on the friendly, supportive atmosphere that we provide for our students.

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The 2016 National Student Survey ranked us joint second in the UK for chemical engineering teaching.


Our degrees are accredited the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) and have been developed to meet the academic criteria for registration as a Chartered Engineer.


Train at the £8-million Centre for Assessment of Technical Competency Humber (CATCH), a realistic industrial environment, internationally recognised as a best-in-class facility.


Chemical engineering is the second highest-paid profession for new graduates, after dentistry (The Complete University Guide 2017). And the Humber region is home to more than 350 companies involved in the chemical industry. So you won't go short of opportunities once you graduate.

69,000 - the annual shortfall of engineers and technicians (Engineering UK Report 2017)


Our research

Our research addresses some of the biggest issues of modern times. Being part of a general engineering school, we can assemble a diverse and complementary range of expertise, experience and facilities to solve problems and change lives for the better.

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The best way to see if the University of Hull is right for you is to come and visit us. We hold Open Days throughout the year. Book your place now - we'd love to meet you.