Chemical engineers are involved in the design, operation and management of plants and processes resulting in products that influence our wellbeing and quality of life. The 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 21st century process industries. You will study engineering, mathematics and chemistry principles; gain practical experience through laboratory work and use world-class process simulation tools such as Aspen Suite and Ansys Fluent. IT software is tailored to engineering students and includes MathCad, Polymath, AutoCAD and Microsoft Productivity Suite.
2023 entry requirements
4 Highers at ABBB including Maths and Chemistry plus English at National 5.
Entry to year 2 is possible with Advanced Higher Maths, Chemistry and Physics at CCC plus English at National 5.
Widening access entry:
4 Highers at BBBB including Maths and Chemistry plus English at National 5.
Chemical engineers are consistently among the most highly paid graduates of any subject, due mainly to their major responsibility for capital investment projects.
School of Computing, Engineering and Physical Science