Chemical engineers invent, design and implement processes through which raw materials are converted into 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.
Intended learning outcomes
To produce graduates who are skilled in chemical engineering principles and have the ability to apply these skills to complex, open-ended engineering tasks and problems.
Last updated: 1 March 2021