Chemical Engineering (4 years) [MEng]
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UCAS course code: H801
Degree awarded: MEng
Duration: 4 years
Number of places/applicants: 1900 applications for 295 places across all first year courses (2015 entry)
Typical A level offer: Grades AAA.
Typical International Baccalaureate offer: 37 points overall including 6,6,6 at the Higher level including Mathematics and Physics or Chemistry.
Contact telephone: +44 (0)161 306 9331
Chemical Engineering concerns the science, technology and management involved in making the materials and products needed by our society.
You study a range of core materials incorporating the fundamentals of chemical engineering as well as supporting mathematics and science.
The technical aspects revolve around managing the behaviour of materials and chemical reactions - this means predicting and manipulating compositions, flows, temperatures and pressures of solids, liquids and gases.
You learn about chemical, physical and biological processes using mathematical equations as well as learning about the equipment and techniques used by industry for large-scale manufacturing and the safety issues surrounding the industry.
As well as core chemical engineering, you choose a specialist subject in Advanced Chemical Engineering. This enables you to gain a deeper understanding of fundamental chemical engineering subjects. The programmes are very flexible so you can find out what interests you and what you are best at before you choose your specialist subject.
Fees for entry in 2018 have not yet been set. For entry in 2017 the tuition fees were £9,250 per annum for home/EU students, and are expected to increase slightly for 2018 entry.
Scholarships/sponsorships: For information on scholarships available for 2018, please visit http://www.ceas.manchester.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/scholarships-and-sponsorships/