Taught course

Advanced Chemical Engineering

University of Southampton · Engineering

Entry requirements

A UK bachelor degree with upper second-class honours or higher (or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University) in chemical engineering or a closely related subject.

Months of entry


Course content

In the context of climate change and diminishing natural resources, demand is growing for chemical engineers with the skills to design sustainable technologies and processes. Drawing on Southampton’s innovative and internationally leading research in areas such as low-carbon technologies, fine chemicals, green energy, and water/wastewater engineering, this one-year master’s degree will equip you with the specialist skill set needed to meet this demand. Your studies will provide advanced training in process control and reactor design for sustainable technologies, enabling you to solve complex engineering problems. You’ll also gain real-world insights by working on a brief set by industry, boosting your employability.

Compulsory modules include: Group Design Project; Reactor Design for Low Carbon and Energy Conversion Technologies; Safety; Risk Management; Advanced Control Design; MSc Research Project.
Optional modules include: Microfluidics and Lab-on-a-Chip; Energy Resources and Engineering; Thermofluid Engineering for Low Carbon Energy; Bioenergy; Water and Wastewater Engineering; Reaction Engineering in Micro- and Meso- Scale Flow.

Information for international students


Fees and funding


Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Engineering and Physical Sciences