Chemical with Business
Associate Professor Dalton Harvie
Melbourne School of Engineering
Currently enrolled students:
Chemical engineers develop, design and implement processes through which raw materials are converted by physical, chemical or biological processes into more valuable products such as petrochemicals, fertilisers, paints and detergents. Chemical engineers also work to process waste products to safer, more environmentally-friendly materials.
Career opportunities are extensive and include the fields of environmental consulting, minerals processing, materials, and food, pharmaceutical and chemical manufacture. Business skills open up additional opportunities in management, finance, marketing and government.
Intended learning outcomes
To produce graduates who are skilled in chemical engineering principles as well as fundamental business skills, and have the ability to apply these skills to complex, open-ended engineering tasks and problems in order to create profit.