Chemical Engineering

Course details

Campus(es)

Paisley

UCAS Code

H811 – MEng / H810 – BEng

Start Date

September 2020

Degree

MEng (Hons) / BEng (Hons)

About the course

Establish your career in the chemical and process industries with UWS’s BEng (Hons) and MEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering programme.

Combining theoretical study, practical experience and group projects, you’ll develop the essential skills demanded by employers in the chemical engineering and processing industries.

This course offers excellent job prospects and the potential to help create a sustainable planet.

With regular guest lectures from experienced industry professionals and access to world-class process simulation tools and laboratories, you’ll develop the hands-on knowledge and expertise to help create a sustainable planet.

  • The programme will equip you with a comprehensive understanding of the core chemical engineering principles and the skills to operate as an effective chartered chemical engineer.
  • With access to industry-standard laboratories and process simulation tools, including Aspen Suite and Ansys Fluent, you’ll develop the practical skills sought after by employers.
  • This programme is accredited by the Institution of Chemical Engineers under licence from the UK regulator, the Engineering Council.**BEng Hons only.

Applications for this course are open to people currently residing in:

Scotland & EU/EEA

  • Year 1: Open
  • Year 2: Open
  • Year 3: Open

England, Wales & Northern Ireland

  • Year 1: Open
  • Year 2: Open
  • Year 3: Open

International (non-EU)

  • Year 1: Open
  • Year 2: Open
  • Year 3: Open

Entry Requirements

MEng (Hons) – Year 1 entry only

  • Scottish Highers: BBBB (108 UCAS Tariff points) including Maths and Chemistry plus SQA Nat5 / SQA Intermediate 2 / Standard Grade (Credit) English
  • A levels: CCC (96 UCAS Tariff points) including Maths and Chemistry
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H2 H2 H2 H3 including Maths and Chemistry
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 32 points

BEng (Hons)

  • Scottish Highers: CCCC (84 UCAS Tariff points) including Maths and SQA Nat 5 (Grade B) / Intermediate 2 (Grade B) / Standard Grade (Credit) (Grade 2) Chemistry
  • A levels: CD or CC (56-64) including Maths and Chemistry
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H3H3H4 or H3H4H4 including Maths and Chemistry
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 24 points
  • SQA HNC / BTEC Level 4 HNC: Chemical Engineering
  • Scottish Wider Access Programme: Access to STEM BBB

BEng (Hons)

  • Scottish Advanced Highers: CCD (112 UCAS Tariff points) including Maths, Chemistry and Physics
  • A levels: BCC (104 UCAS Tariff points) including Maths, Chemistry and Physics
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 28 points 
  • SQA HNC / BTEC Level 4 HNC: Chemical Engineering
  • SQA HND / BTEC Level 5 HND: Chemical Engineering  
  • BTEC Extended Diploma: DDM

BEng (Hons)

  • SQA HND / BTEC Level 5 HND / Foundation Degree: Chemical Engineering (for SQA HND, including Maths for Engineering 3); Chemical Process Technology

Clearing Guide

Clearing can sometimes feel like a bit of an emotional rollercoaster. Don’t worry though as we’re here to guide you through the process, giving you the information and advice you need.

UCAS Track

You should use UCAS Track to keep up-to-date with your Undergraduate application. Your UCAS Track account will be updated once a decision has been made on your application and you’ll be notified.

Fees & Funding

Your tuition fee status is determined by your nationality and the country where you are ordinarily resident. Find out all about undergraduate fees and funding for Scottish, UK, EU and International students, including tuition fees, student loans, and alternative sources of funding.

Contact us

If you’re not sure about anything, get in touch – we are here to help!

Whilst we may be dealing with a lot of enquiries during Results Day, our advisors will do everything they can to answer your call or email as efficiently as possible, so you shouldn’t be waiting too long.

T: 0800 027 1000 (Freephone within the UK)
T: +44 (0)141 849 4101 (outwith the UK)
E: clearing@uws.ac.uk

Disclaimer

We will always try to make sure that we publish accurate course information but we do not accept responsibility for any mistakes or omissions. We will also try to make sure that we deliver our courses in line with our published information. However, we may not always be able to do so and you can find further information about this in our enrolment terms and conditions.

Contact our Clearing Team today 

+44(0)141 849 4101

We’re here to answer whatever questions you may have to help make the Clearing process as simple and stress-free as possible. Lines are open between 8.45am-4.45pm Monday to Friday, with extended opening hours on the dates listed below: 

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  • Friday 7th August – 8.30am-6pm 

Opening times will return to 8.45am-4.45pm from Monday 10 August. 

Our lines may be busier at certain times and we thank you for your patience in advance. Rest assured that our advisors will do everything they possibly can to answer your call as quickly as possible in order to guide you through the Clearing process.

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Make sure you don’t miss out on these – email us for scheduling details at clearing@uws.ac.uk

Clearing 2020

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