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Overview

Chemical and biochemical engineers often have the satisfaction of being able to provide valuable input at every stage of a project – from the initial idea through to the product emerging at the end of the line and even going to market. The products of the chemical and process industries ensure that these are among the most successful and thriving types of business in the world. Chemical engineers play a vital role in achieving that success.

The Chemical Engineering (Hons) at Heriot-Watt Dubai aims to provide students with a sound understanding of chemical engineering fundamentals to enable them to progress to professional Chartered Engineer status. In addition to a grounding in science, mathematics and engineering, our students acquire practical skills that are highly sought after by industry.

Why study Chemical Engineering at Heriot-Watt University's Dubai Campus?
  • Lay the foundations for a career in chemical engineering, an area with excellent and varied career prospects.
  • Learn how to create valuable products from lower cost raw materials.
  • Study a subject that lets you apply the principles of mathematics and chemistry to processes in the real world.
  • Learn the skills that will put you in a position to move into management roles as a professional engineer.
  • Whatever your final career path, developing the ability to apply quantitative methods to solving problems – the basis of engineering – will be an invaluable asset.
Career

Available jobs range from research and development, through the design, commissioning and management of plant, to product marketing and technical services in a wide range of industries from food processing to petroleum and pharmaceuticals.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Chemistry 
  • Mathematics for Engineers and Scientists
  • Chemical Reactivity
  • Process Industries
  • Foundation Engineering
  • Chemical Thermodynamics & Introductory
  • Chemical Kinetics for Chemical Engineers

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    15525 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15525 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    15525 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15525 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

AED 63000 per year

Living costs for Dubai

  • 5300 - 9200 AED/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

  • A special International Student Scholarship of up to 50% of the tuition fee will be offered to a maximum of 50 students.
  • This scholarship will be open to all applicants for any of the foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
  • These scholarships will be awarded based on a range of criteria including merit, sports, service to community/industry etc.
  • Students who are awarded the International Student Scholarship are expected to voluntarily contribute to the University’s marketing efforts in their respective countries.

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