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Chemical Engineering

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

COURSES

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

Foundation year

Gives you the skills and knowledge for entry on to a degree if you don’t quite meet the academic entry requirements.

Study abroad

We have partnerships with universities across the globe. Depending on your course, you can study for one trimester, or a full year, in another country.

Industrial placement

Work in industry as part of your degree. Depending on your course, you can spend part of your degree on placement. See your course page for specific details.

Integrated Masters

Some courses combine undergraduate and postgraduate study. The integrated Masters year is an extra year after your standard degree.

Undergraduate

  • BEng / MEng Chemical Engineering

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    Further your knowledge and boost career prospects by applying for our BEng Chemical Engineering degree, and learn alongside industry leaders.

  • MEng Chemical and Energy Engineering

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    Carry out focused research that prepares you to excel in a field such as renewable energy systems, CO2 utilisation or biofuels.

Postgraduate Taught


Postgraduate Research

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

Joshua Jones
BEng Chemical Engineering

WHY STUDY AT HULL?

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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95% of graduates in professional jobs or graduate-level positions within six months (The Times and the Sunday Times University Guide 2018)

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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.

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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.

CAREERS

Chemical engineering is the second highest-paid profession for new graduates, after dentistry (The Complete University Guide). 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)

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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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