BEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering

University of The West of Scotland
United Kingdom
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
4 years
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 9,401
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 53,202

Entry Requirements

  • SQA Highers: BBBB including Mathematics and Chemistry plus Chemistry and English at Standard Grade, Intermediate 3 or National 4. 
  • A-Levels: BBC including Mathematics and a science subject (Chemistry is required), plus three GCSEs including Chemistry and English at grade C or above. 
  • SQA HNC: Chemical Engineering. 
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: BBBB including ‘ Maths and Chemistry at Higher level plus English at Ordinary level.
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 24 points (to include 2 Higher subjects at 4 points).


Year 1
Engineering fundamentals, mathematics and chemistry lay the foundation on which later chemical engineering subjects are based.

Year 2
Focuses on core chemical engineering, mathematics and chemistry building on Year 1 study.

Year 3
Core chemical engineering subjects including process design, transport processes, engineering thermodynamics, separation processes, process safety, process control and project management are covered.

Year 4
Study includes core and advanced topics in separation processes, chemical reactor design, thermal systems design and integration, process safety, process control and some economic aspects of the process industry. You will also undertake a chemical engineering design study.

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