Taught course

Chemical Engineering

Swansea University · College of Engineering

Entry requirements

A first or a second class honours degree in Chemical Engineering or closely related discipline. Desirable criteria includes prior experience of Chemical Engineering Design projects.

If English is not your first language you will need an acceptable pass in an approved English Language qualification to make sure you get the full benefit from studying at Swansea. We consider a wide range of qualifications, including the Swansea University English Test, the British Council IELTS test (with a score of at least 6.5 and 5.5 in each component).

Months of entry


Course content

The Chemical Engineering MSc course provides opportunity for further study at master’s level which expands the breadth and depth of chemical engineering taught content.

The course contains a mix of compulsory modules and further options which are selected by the student. Engineering content focuses upon important process engineering themes such as separation processes, fluid systems, mass transfer and material properties, all of which build upon the range of research strengths in the College of Engineering (CoE). As a student on the master's course in chemical engineering, you will have the opportunity to advance your technical knowledge and competencies which can lead to further research or a career in the chemical engineering sector or allied industries.

Information for international students

Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.

Fees and funding

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page: www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Swansea University Postgraduate
+44 (0)1792 295358