Chemical Engineering with International and Industrial Study (Hons), Bachelor | University of Birmingham | Birmingham, United Kingdom
60 months
27180 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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On the Chemical Engineering with International and Industrial Study (Hons) programme at University of Birmingham, you shape and transform the future of chemicals, fuel and products, processes and services.

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At Birmingham we have one of the largest concentrations of chemical engineering excellence in the UK and offer unrivalled opportunities to learn core technical and transferrable skills. Close links to leading multinationals offer you exciting industrial collaborations, while academic staff are some of the world's best in their field. This collaborative blend of theory and practice allow you to rise to real-world challenges...finding answers to problems that don't even exist yet.

You will spend a year in industry giving you the opportunity to apply your theoretical knowledge in a real-world environment. We have strong links with a large number of key companies to assist you, including Procter & Gamble, Unilever, BP, EDF, ConocoPhilips, PepsiCo, Jaguar/Land Rover, ExxonMobil, Cadbury, AstraZeneca, Johnson Matthey and GlaxoSmithKline as well as with smaller to medium enterprises. Typically you will have to pass the interview process run by the company with which you are seeking a placement. Students often return from an industrial placement with a new found confidence in their knowledge and skills. The year will help you understand what you would like to do in the future, as well as building on your professional network.


You'll graduate with the technical, analytical and professional skills you need to lead future change in a variety of sectors, such as oil and gas, pharmaceutical, energy and finance. Along with these subject-specific skills, your Chemical Engineering with International and Industrial Study (Hons) programme at University of Birmingham will enhance your confidence in leadership, evaluation and teamwork, all key strengths to bring to prospective employers. Meanwhile, your dedicated Industrial Tutor is on hand to help with sourcing placement, CV writing and interview preparation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computing for Chemical Engineers  
  • Mass, Heat and Momentum Transport 
  • Process Integration and Unit Operations 
  • Process Systems and Principles of Process Control 
  • Product Design Exercise  
  • Reactors, Catalysis and Thermodynamics  
  • Sustainable Process Engineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


600 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

Number of A levels required:

Typical offer:
  • A*AA / AAAA
Required subjects and grades:
  • A level Mathematics and Chemistry required.
  • General Studies, Critical Thinking and Use of Maths A Levels are not accepted.
International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • 7,6,6 at Higher Level including Mathematics and Chemistry at Higher Level grade 6 with a minimum of 32 points. We will consider Standard Level Mathematics grade 7. 
  • only considered when combined with other qualifications.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27180 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27180 GBP per year during 60 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 60 months.

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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