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Chemical Engineering (Hons), B.Eng.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #99 (QS) Nottingham, United Kingdom
This Chemical Engineering (Hons) course at the University of Nottingham gives you in-depth knowledge and technical skills in all aspects of chemical engineering, from underpinning science to advanced engineering design.
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Students develop core scientific and engineering knowledge through practical laboratory experience, teamworking and problem solving. Their technical training and transferable skills make our graduates highly sought after by global companies, in a diverse range of careers.

An accredited Chemical Engineering (Hons) course at University of Nottingham will provide you with some or all of the underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills for eventual registration as an Incorporated (IEng) or Chartered Engineer (CEng).

Some employers recruit preferentially from accredited degrees, and an accredited degree is likely to be recognised by other countries that are signatories to international accords.


You will have developed your knowledge of science and engineering, together with a wide range of transferable skills including IT, communication, analysis, problem solving, teamworking and management.

Graduates are well-regarded and find career opportunities in a range of industries, including energy, chemical manufacturing, pharmaceutical, food, oil and gas, as well as government agencies worldwide.

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  • We are second highest in the UK for female engineering graduate earnings, five years after graduation
  • We are second highest in the Midlands for male engineering graduate earnings, five years after graduation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Fundamentals of Engineering Design
  • Introductory Geology
  • Process Engineering Fundamentals
  • Engineering Thermodynamics
  • Analytical Measurement
  • Chemical and Phase Equilibria
  • Differential Equations and Calculus for Engineers
  • Engineering Materials
  • Fundamentals of Process Control

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • A level offer: A*AA-AAA
  •  Maths and either chemistry or physics (including a pass in the practical element). If A* in maths is achieved, alternative A level subjects could be considered, excluding citizenship studies, critical thinking and general studies.
  • GCSE mathematics grade 5 (B), and GCSE English grade 4 (C) are required.
  • A foundation year is available for those with BBB grades.
  • IB score 36 (higher level subjects to include maths plus either chemistry or physics)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23760 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23760 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Nottingham

  • 583 - 980 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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