Planit


Chemical Engineering

University of the West of Scotland

Venues

Paisley Campus

Content

Professionally accredited, and with paid placement opportunities, the BEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering offers excellent job prospects and the potential to help create a sustainable planet.

This course combines academic study, hands-on experience and group projects to ensure you develop the essential practical and communication abilities required by employers in the chemical engineering and processing industries.

Chemical engineering is at the forefront of the quest to produce clean energy and satisfy human needs across a number of areas in an environmentally friendly and sustainable way. These areas include pharmaceuticals, health, food, drink, oil, gas, petrochemicals, agriculture, fine chemicals and materials.

Entry Requirements

2024 entry requirements
Standard entry:
4 Highers at BBBC including Maths at B and Chemistry plus English at National 5.

Entry to year 2 is possible with Advanced Higher Maths, Chemistry and Physics at CCD plus English at National 5.

Widening access entry:
4 Highers at BBCC including Maths at B and Chemistry plus English at National 5.

Progression Routes

Chemical engineers are consistently among the most highly paid graduates of any subject, due mainly to their major responsibility for capital investment projects.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BEng Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

H810

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

School of Computing, Engineering and Physical Sciences

Department

Engineering

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.uws.ac.uk

Career Area

Engineering

Career Sectors

Aeronautical Engineering

Chemical and Materials Engineering

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Engineering General

Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (including Fabrication and Welding)

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

Offshore and Energy