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University of Chester

Chemical Engineering (including a Foundation Year)

UCAS Code: 8H16

Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon)

Entry requirements


72 UCAS points from GCE A Levels including Maths and Science

Access Diploma - Pass overall

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

24

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

H4,H4,H4,H4

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MMP

BTEC Engineering (plus A level Chemistry) or BTEC Applied Science (plus A level Maths)

Scottish Higher

C,C,C,C

UCAS Tariff

72

About this course


Course option

4.0years

Full-time | 2021

Subject

Chemical engineering

Chemical engineers develop innovative processes to turn raw materials into useful products like fuels, plastics, foods and medicines. They are also leading efforts to make the modern world a cleaner, safer and more sustainable place to live. On this course you will learn the key set of chemical engineering principles and understand how to use them for a huge range of applications, such as eliminating harmful emissions of greenhouse gases or turning living cells into tiny factories for making life-saving drugs.

**The University of Chester is the only university in the UK to achieve 100% overall student satisfaction in the subject area of Chemical, Process and Energy Engineering in the recent 2017 National Student Survey.**

Our dedicated science and technology campus, Thornton Science Park, is situated at the heart of the North West chemical industries, adjacent to one of the largest oil refineries in the UK, with a wide range of engineering firms based on the campus and in the surrounding area. All of our students complete work placements in Year 2 of their degrees, most with nearby engineering firms or within research groups at the University, although some have been as far afield as Norway.

Foundation Year courses have been designed for students who do not have the necessary academic qualifications needed to enter directly into the first year of a degree but who have the ability and commitment to do so. The Foundation Year may also be of interest to mature students who have been out of formal education for an extended period of time or who wish to change their academic field of study.

Modules

For the latest example of curriculum availability on this degree programme please refer to the University of Chester's Website.

Assessment methods

Assessment will be by examination and through coursework and lab work assignments, which will include presentations, reports and practicals.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Chester

Department:

Chemical Engineering

TEF rating:
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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

85%
UK students
15%
International students
75%
Male students
25%
Female students
21%
2:1 or above
3%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

B
C
C

After graduation


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