Taught course

Sustainable Chemical Engineering

Newcastle University · School of Engineering

Entry requirements

A 2:2 honours degree, or international equivalent, in:

  • chemical, materials, mechanical, civil or environmental engineering
  • chemistry
  • any pure applied science *
  • (* Environmental Management Stream only).

We will consider your application on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications and significant, relevant professional experience.

Months of entry


Course content

Our MSc in Sustainable Chemical Engineering will equip you with the tools to create a more sustainable future through innovative processes, materials and technologies. This industrially focused flexible programme allows you to specialise in one of three streams: sustainable chemical engineering, environmental management or materials.

About this course

Our MSc in Sustainable Chemical Engineering is designed for you if you have an engineering or science-based degree. You'll apply your knowledge in industry to improve sustainability and to reduce the environmental impact of systems, processes and products.

The flexible nature of this MSc allows graduates from different backgrounds to specialise in one of three streams:

  • Sustainable Chemical Engineering
  • Environmental Management
  • Materials.

This course meets the growing needs of employers for graduates with in depth knowledge of sustainable engineering and cleaner and more innovative environmental technologies.

It will provide you with a sound background in the understanding of environmental, economic and social issues and consequences associated with the operation of industrial processes.

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Information for international students

Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills).

If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English course.

Fees and funding

See Fees and Funding tab in the Programme information in our online Prospectus.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

School Admissions Team