Why Chemical Engineering

Chemical engineers transform the visions of chemists and biochemists and into industrial-scale reality, to make the benefits of new products and processes available to the world. 

What you can do with a degree in Chemical Engineering 

Chemical Engineering graduates can consider a career in a wide range of areas, including chemical manufacturing, environmental consultancy, nuclear engineering, scale-up and plant design, process plant trouble shooting, oil and gas, water, energy, food, research and development, patent law and teaching. 

Our courses

Professional body accreditation

Our Chemical Engineering BEng(Hons)/MEng and Chemical Engineering with Chemistry BEng(Hons)/MEng courses are accredited by the Institution of Chemical Engineers and could help you to achieve Chartered Chemical Engineer status after graduation. 

What our students say

90.91% of responders to the National Student Survey 2022 agreed that staff are good at explaining things on our Chemical Engineering BEng(Hons) course. 

Our facilities

 Learn using state-of-the-art facilities and equipment

We have invested £18.2m in new science facilities and laboratories for Applied Sciences students. 

What our graduates say about us

“The University of Huddersfield effectively prepared me for my graduate role by placing a strong importance on the core principles of chemical engineering, whilst always making sure to stay focused on the larger picture.” 

Alisha Needham won the Syngenta prize for ‘Top Graduating Student on this course

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