University of Birmingham
Chemical Engineering is key to many issues affecting our quality of life. Industry is increasingly focused on high value chemicals and products which deliver the right molecule to the right place at the right time.
Chemical Engineering at Birmingham
Birmingham has one of the largest concentrations of Chemical Engineering expertise in the UK, with an excellent reputation in learning, teaching and research.
This reputation is reflected in our RAE rating which shows us to be in the top five Chemical Engineering Schools in the country; 20% of our outputs were in the highest 4* category (highest-international, world-leading) and 45% in the 3* (high international) ranking.
Chemical Engineering at Birmingham combines teaching from lecturers who are global experts in their field, together with leading edge teaching facilities and laboratories to enhance the learning experience for our students. We also have strong links with key employers who provide projects and work placements for our students and regularly recruit our graduates, including Procter & Gamble, bp, ConocoPhilips, ExxonMobil, Cadbury Trebor Bassett, Unilever, AstraZeneca, GlaxoSmithKline.
Investment totalling over £3.5 million in our buildings has resulted in some of the best teaching, computing and laboratory facilities anywhere in the UK.
Modern and Innovative Degree Programmes
We have recently redesigned our degree programmes to make them amongst the most relevant in the world. We aim to train you for a top job in chemicals, pharmaceuticals, food, environmental engineering and emerging areas such as nanotechnology.
We have consistently attained high rankings in the League Tables. Our teaching methods include lectures, enquiry based learning, tutorials, laboratory practicals and computer classes
Top of the Class for Research
The RAE shows us to be in the top five Chemical Engineering Schools in the country; 20% of our outputs were in the highest 4* category (highest-international, world-leading) and 45% in the 3* (high international) ranking.
The enthusiasm that the academic staff have for their research comes through in their teaching and ensures that they and you are at the cutting edge of chemical engineering.
Postgraduate Postgraduate Degree Programmes
The following degrees are offered:
Research and Taught
Continuing Professional Development
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