Chemical Engineering Meng (Hon)

Course Overview - Chemical Engineering Meng (Hon)

Heriot-Watt University has been a leader in chemical engineering for over 50 years.

The 2021 National Student Survey ranked Heriot-Watt University as 1st in Scotland and 5th in the UK for Chemical, Process and Energy Engineering, based on students’ overall satisfaction with our degrees.

The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022 ranked Heriot-Watt University as 1st in Scotland and 3rd in the UK for Chemical Engineering.
95% of graduates were in work or further study 15 months after graduating and 90% of those were in highly skilled work, according t...

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Course Information

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5 Years

Start Date



Edinburgh Campus

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Points of Entry

Year 1, Year 2, Year 3

Entry Requirements

A level



including Chemistry and Maths, with one at B for entry to Year 1. For Year 2 entry: ABB including Chemistry and Maths with one at A.

UCAS Tariff

Scottish Higher


including Mathematics and Chemistry with one at A.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme


with Mathematics and Chemistry at Higher Level 5 for entry to Year 1. For entry to Year 2: 33 points with Higher Level Mathematics at 6 and Higher Level Chemistry at 6.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)


in relevant subject (with sufficient Maths and Chemistry) for entry to Year 1.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

It is also a requirement of every applicant to have English and Mathematics at a minimum of National 5 Grade C or GCSE Grade C or 4 (or equivalent)

Scottish Advanced Higher


in Mathematics and Chemistry plus Highers AABB for entry to Year 2.

Scottish HNC


HNC in a relevant subject (with sufficient Maths and Chemistry) with A in graded unit for entry to Year 1.

Scottish HND


For Year 2 entry: HND in a relevant subject (with sufficient Maths and Chemistry) with AB in graded units.

T Level

We will consider T Levels as suitable for entry to our degree programmes, however, certain subject requirements may be required for entry to specific programmes. Where this is not evident as part of the T Level studies, we may ask for additional qualifications.

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Fees and funding

Scotland £1,820
England, Northern Ireland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,250
EU, International £24,048

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