MEng Chemical Engineering / Overview

Year of entry: 2023

Degree awarded
MEng
Duration
4 years
Typical A-level offer

AAA including Mathematics and either Chemistry or Physics

Typical contextual A-level offer

AAB including A in Mathematics and B or above in Chemistry or Physics.

Find out more about contextual admissions.
Refugee/care-experienced offer

Applicants who have been in local authority care for more than three months or have refugee status may be eligible for an offer two grades below the standard requirements.

Find out more about contextual admissions.
Typical International Baccalaureate offer

36 points overall with 6,6,6 at Higher Level, including Mathematics and Chemistry or Physics.

We accept Higher Level Mathematics: Analysis and Approaches only.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
1900 applications for 295 places across all first year courses
How to apply
Apply through UCAS .
Sustainable Development Goals

Find out how this course aligns to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, including learning which relates to:

  • Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy
  • Goal 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure
  • Goal 12: Responsible consumption and production
  • Goal 13: Climate action

Course overview

  • Study at the birthplace of chemical engineering: Manchester.
  • Master the basics and hone your skills at the university ranked 5th for chemical engineering in the UK, and 8th in Europe (QS World University Rankings 2021).
  • Get hands-on in one of the largest purpose-built pilot-scale laboratories in Europe.
  • Become among the highest-paid graduates in the engineering field.
  • Choose from a range of advanced chemical engineering topics in your fourth year, specialising in an area that suits you best.
  • Learn the environmental applications of chemical engineering as the world tackles the sustainability challenges of the future.
  • Learn in our brand-new, purpose-built space for innovation and creativity that is transforming the way our students study, research, and shape the world forever. Explore  Our Home for Engineering and Materials
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Manchester, the birthplace of Chemical Engineering.

Open days

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Chemical Engineering student Bronwen Reed tells us why she chose to study at Manchester.

The University holds undergraduate open days regularly, giving you the opportunity to find out more about our courses, the support we offer, and our facilities. Attending an open day is a great way to find out what studying at Manchester is all about. Find out about our upcoming open days .

View the recent undergraduate virtual open week recorded sessions.

Fees

Tuition fees for home students commencing their studies in September 2023 will be £9,250 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £32,000 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).

Scholarships/sponsorships

At The University of Manchester we're committed to attracting and supporting the very best students. We have a focus on nurturing talent and ability and we want to make sure that you have the opportunity to study here, regardless of your financial circumstances.

For information about scholarships and bursaries please see our undergraduate fees pages and check the Department's funding pages .

UN Sustainable Development Goals

The 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are the world's call to action on the most pressing challenges facing humanity. At The University of Manchester, we address the SDGs through our research and particularly in partnership with our students.

Led by our innovative research, our teaching ensures that all our graduates are empowered, inspired and equipped to address the key socio-political and environmental challenges facing the world.

To illustrate how our teaching will empower you as a change maker, we've highlighted the key SDGs that our courses address.

  • Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy

    Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

  • Goal 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure

    Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

  • Goal 12: Responsible consumption and production

    Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

  • Goal 13: Climate action

    Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

Contact details

Department
Department of Chemical Engineering & Analytical Science
Contact name
Dr Emily Cooksey
Telephone
+44 (0)161 543 4015
Email
Website
https://www.ce.manchester.ac.uk
School/Faculty overview

The School of Engineering creates a world of possibilities for students pursuing skills and understanding. Through dynamic research and teaching we develop engineering solutions that make a difference to society in an ethical and sustainable way.  Science-based engineering is at the heart of what we do, and through collaboration we support the engineers and scientists of tomorrow to become technically strong, analytically innovative and creative. Find out more about Science and Engineering at Manchester .

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