Study chemical engineering at the University of Newcastle to access to state-of-the-art facilities and industry expertise.

Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical)

What you will study

Chemical Engineering StudentThe Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) at the University of Newcastle covers fundamental process engineering topics including:

  • heat and mass transfer
  • reaction engineering
  • process control
  • separations involving solids, liquids and gases
  • thermo-fluid engineering
  • particle technology
  • mineral processing
  • renewable energies
  • plant design for clean and economical processes
  • project management
  • research

Practical work placement is an essential component of the chemical engineering degree. You are required to undertake 12 weeks of industrial experience throughout your degree. You may also undertake an industry-related project in your final year.

You will also be encouraged to expand upon your experience by participating in the University of Newcastle's student exchange program.

For more detailed program information about the Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) please refer to the handbook.

Combined degrees

There is a range of combined degree options if you're interested in a Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical). The following combinations can be completed in five years, when you study full-time:

Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical)/Bachelor of Business

Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical)/Bachelor of Mathematics

Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical)/Bachelor of Science

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