Chemical Engineering

Course details

Campus(es)

Paisley

UCAS Code

H811 / H810

Start Date

September 2019

Degree

MEng (Hons) / BEng (Hons)

About the course

Professionally accredited, and with paid placement opportunities, the MEng / BEng Chemical Engineering courses offers excellent job prospects and the potential to help create a sustainable planet.

The course combines academic study, hands-on experience and group projects to ensure you develop the essential practical and communication abilities required by employers in 21st century process industries.

Chemical engineering is at the forefront of the quest to produce clean energy and satisfy human needs across a number of areas in an environmentally friendly and sustainable way.

These areas include pharmaceuticals, health, food, drink, oil, gas, petrochemicals, agriculture, fine chemicals and materials.

Ranked top in Scotland in the Guardian University Guide 2019.

This course is accredited by the the Institution of Chemical Engineers under license from the UK regulator, the Engineering Council. The curriculum is designed to satisfy internationally recognised high accreditation requirements.

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

Scotland & EU/EEA

  • Year 1: Closed
  • Year 2: Closed
  • Year 3: Closed

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)

  • Scottish Highers: ABBB (114 UCAS Tariff points) including Maths & Chemistry, and English at least at SQA National 5, Grade C, or above
  • A levels: BBC (112 UCAS Tariff points) including Maths & Chemistry
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H2 H2 H2 H3 including Maths & Chemistry 
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 32 points

BEng (Hons)

  • Scottish Highers: BBBC (102 UCAS Tariff points) including Maths & Chemistry, and English at least at SQA National 5 Grade C, or above
  • A levels: CCD (88 UCAS Tariff points) including Maths & Chemistry
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H3 H3 H3 H4 including Maths & Chemistry 
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 24 points
  • HNC Chemical Engineering
  • Scottish Wider Access Programme: Access to STEM BBB
  • African WASSCE (WAEC): a pass in 5 subjects (minimum of 3 at Grade B) including Maths and Chemistry at Grade B
  • Scottish Advanced Highers: CDD including Chemistry, Maths and Physics (104 UCAS Tariff points)
  • A levels: CCC including Chemistry, Maths and Physics (96 UCAS Tariff points)
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 28 points 
  • SQA HNC / BTEC Level 4 HNC: Chemical Engineering (with B in the Graded Unit)
  • SQA HND / BTEC Level 5 HND: Chemical Engineering  
  • BTEC Extended Diploma: DDM
  • SQA HND / BTEC Level 5 HND / Foundation Degree: Chemical Engineering (for SQA HND, with Maths for Engineering 3 and C in the Graded Unit) 

Clearing Guide

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UCAS Track

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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: uwsclearing@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.

Need help? Call the Clearing hotline: +44(0)141 849 4101

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

Lines are open from 8.45am to 4.45pm Monday to Friday with extended hours on the dates below. Whilst our lines may be busy during results day, our advisors will do everything they can to answer your call as efficiently as possible, so you shouldn’t be waiting too long.

  • Tuesday 6th August – 8.30am-6pm
  • Wednesday 7th August – 8.30am-6pm
  • Thursday 8th August – 8.30am-6pm
  • Friday 9th August – 8.30am-6pm

From Monday 12 August and onwards: 8.45am – 4.45pm

Clearing drop-in sessions

Our clearing drop-in sessions will be taking place simultaneously at both our Paisley and Lanarkshire campuses on Thursday 8th and Thursday 15th of August from 3.00 – 6.00pm.

Our student recruitment team and ambassadors will be on-hand to give you advice about your potential study options and what you are eligible to apply for.

If you already have your results, we’ll even be able to take you through your UCAS application if you wish to apply on-the-spot.

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