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Department of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science

Student in a computer cluster in The Mill

Why study here?

Manchester is the birthplace of chemical engineering, and we continue to excel in its teaching and research.

We are ranked 4th in the UK for chemical engineering, and 21st in the world.

QS World University Rankings 2019

Studying with us can make you highly employable in a wide range of industries - our location in the heart of the UK's North West manufacturing hub, our links with big companies like Unilever and Siemens, and our excellent experimental facilities, all mean you will gain the skills and contacts you need for a successful career whatever you decide you do.

Add in the help and advice you will gain from one of the best university careers services in the world, and why would you want to study anywhere else?

Exceptional salaries

The median salary for 2017 graduate chemical engineers is £30,000, rising to a median salary of £55,000/y for all chemical engineers. This is the highest in the engineering sector.

IChemE Salary Survey 2017

My best memory of Manchester

in an extract from the CEAS blog, alumni Adil Farooq tells us about his best memories of his time at Manchester, both academic and sporting!