Taught course

Advanced Chemical Engineering

University of Birmingham · Department of Chemical Engineering

Entry requirements

You should have, or expect to obtain, a 2:1 Honours degree in a relevant subject (eg, Chemical Engineering or Chemistry with sufficient Mathematics).

Months of entry


Course content

Chemical engineering now extends beyond its traditional roots in oil and gas processing. In this course you will learn about the aspects of chemical engineering that deal with the design and development of formulated products such as food and pharmaceuticals. The programme has options in Food Processing, Pharmaceutical Technology and Business Studies.

Chemical Engineering is dynamic and evolving. It provides many solutions to problems facing industries in the pharmaceutical, biotechnological, oil, energy and food and drink sectors. It is vital to many issues affecting our quality of life; such as better and more economical processes to reduce the environmental burden, and more delicious and longer lasting food due to the right combination of chemistry, ingredients and processing.

Information for international students

Learn more at the international student entry requirements page.

Fees and funding

UK students
£9,540 FT - £4,635 PT
International students
£21,690 FT

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24-36 months


full time
12 months
part time
24-36 months


full time
12 months
part time
24-36 months

Course contact details

Admissions Tutor
+44 (0)121 414 5278