The standard academic entry requirement will normally be at least an Upper Second UK honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant science or engineering discipline or a first degree with an additional UK Masters degree (or international equivalent). The School may require a First Class honours degree or international equivalent for some research projects. This requirement would be specified at the discretion of the academic supervisor involved.
Months of entry
January, September, July, April
The School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science is a world leader in industrially relevant research and teaching in chemical engineering and related subjects.
We undertake leading-edge multidisciplinary, creative and relevant research on a wide range of topics. Focused on advancing the science and engineering of complex systems and addressing different scales and levels of complexity, the research in the School is carried out within four main research themes:
- Multi-scale and Multiphase Systems
- Self-sustaining Biological Systems
- Sustainable Industrial Systems
- Measurement Science and Instrumentation Systems
Each of our academics is a highly respected expert in their own area, and our staff includes chemical engineers, chemists, physicists, biologists, analytical scientists and mathematicians.
Information for international students
Applicants whose first language is not English will need to demonstrate competency in the English language. The school generally requires applicants to hold one of the following qualifications (although other formal qualifications may be considered):
IELTS: 6.5 (with no sub score less than 5.5)
TOEFL Paper Based: 570 (with a minimum TWE of 5.0)
TOEFL Computer Based: 230 (with a minimum TWE of 5.0)
IBTOEFL Internet Based: of at least 90
If you are offered a place on a course with us and fail to meet the level of competency required, please contact us. It may be possible to gain admission on the agreement that you attend additional English Language classes prior to commencing your course.
Fees and funding
Some funding is available from Research Councils and industrial partners. Scholarships such as the Overseas Research Scholarship and Dorothy Hodgkin Scholarship are available to overseas students. Please contact the School regarding up to date funding information or visit
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science
- +44 (0)161 306 4837