Taught course

Chemical Engineering

University of Nottingham · Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Entry requirements

2:1 degree (or international equivalent) in engineering/chemical engineering; applicants with a high 2:2 with substantial work experience may be considered.

Months of entry


Course content

The aim of this Masters programme is to provide advanced studies in Chemical Engineering that reflect the broad areas of research expertise in the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering.

In particular, applications in the areas of advanced chemical engineering, computer-aided process engineering and environmental engineering are offered.

The course is accredited by the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) and is designed to meet the UK-SPEC requirements of the IChemE for those students who already hold a BEng from an accredited University and wish to proceed to chartered status.

Key facts:

  • Relevance to industry is a strong feature of this course, with a high proportion of the teaching staff being chartered engineers and/or having relevant industrial experience, as well as ongoing research links to industry.
  • Many of the projects carried out are sponsored by industry, and industrial sponsorship has been obtained over the years to help improve facilities.
  • The department boasts extensive laboratory facilities and significant pilot plant and industrial scale chemical processing equipment.
  • Offering a unique combination of engineering and science skills, the department provides a strong and dynamic environment with close links between research and teaching.

For a more extensive overview, please visit the course page on the University of Nottingham's online prospectus.

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS 6.0 (no less than 5.5 in any element).

Fees and funding

The Graduate School at The University of Nottingham provides information on internal and external sources of postgraduate funding.

There is also funding information on the Faculty of Engineering web pages.

For information on funding opportunities for international students, please see the International Office website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0) 115 951 5151