Taught course

Advanced Chemical Engineering

University of Edinburgh · School of Engineering and Electronics

Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 degree (or its international equivalent) in Chemical Engineering or closely related field.

If English is not your first language, you must provide an English language certificate as evidence of your spoken and written English. IELTS Academic, TOEFL-iBT, PTE (A), CAE and CPE are all accepted. All applicants must also meet our English language requirements.

Months of entry


Course content

A one year programme at the University of Edinburgh which will immerse students in the most current developments in chemical engineering, through a combination of taught modules, workshops, a research dissertation, and a number of supporting activities delivered by key experts in the field.

The course will develop from fundamental topics, including modern approaches to understanding properties of systems on a molecular scale and advanced numerical methods, to actual processes, with a particular emphasis on energy efficiency, to summer dissertation projects where acquired skills in various areas are put into practise, in application to actual chemical engineering problems.

Information for international students

With 94% of our research activity rated as world leading or internationally excellent (REF 2015), Edinburgh is the UK powerhouse in Engineering. You will be immersed in a research intensive, multidisciplinary environment.

To find out about the support offered to international students at Edinburgh from arrival to graduation visit: International students

Fees and funding

To find out about the funding opportunities offered through the University of Edinburgh and the School of Engineering, please visit Scholarships and Student Funding Services at: Scholarships & Student Funding

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

MSc Administrator
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