BEng/MEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering

University of Edinburgh
United Kingdom
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
5 years
January September
Total tuition fee (local)
Contact the university / college
Total tuition fee (foreign)
Contact the university / college

Entry Requirements

  • SQA Highers: ABBB by end of S5 or ABBBB/AABB from S4–S6, to include Mathematics at Grade A and Chemistry; with Standard Grade Physics at Grade 3.
  • A Levels: ABB in one sitting, to include Mathematics and Chemistry; with GCSE Physics or Double Award Science at Grade C.
  • IB: 32 points overall and award of IB Diploma to include Mathematics HL at Grade 5, Chemistry HL at Grade 5, plus one further HL subject at Grade 5. Diploma must include Physics.


Year 1:

  • Chemistry 1;
  • Mathematics 1;
  • Engineering 1.

Year 2: 

  • Physical and organic chemistry;
  • Separation processes;
  • Process calculations and computer aided flowsheeting;
  • Thermodynamics;
  • Fluid mechanics;
  • Solid mechanics;
  • Plant engineering;
  • Programming and computer applications.

Year 3: 

  • Chemical thermodynamics;
  • Kinetics and catalysis;
  • Optimisation;
  • Separation processes;
  • Transport phenomena;
  • Heat transfer;
  • Electrical engineering and electronic instrumentation;
  • Further computer applications;
  • Designing processes and bringing together principles already taught, plus control, economics, materials of construction, and management.

Year 4:

  • Design project;
  • Research project;
  • Lecture courses in chemical reaction engineering;
  • Advanced chemical thermodynamics;
  • Fluid mechanics and transport phenomena;
  • Unit operations;
  • Process control;
  • Process economics and optimisation;
  • Applied statistics.

Year 5:

  • Extended studies.

Share this