Chemical Engineering Beng (Hon)

Course Overview - Chemical Engineering Beng (Hon)

Chemical Engineering uses chemistry, mathematics, biology and physics to provide an integrated approach to understanding the changes which take place in processes, from molecular to global scale, and to create methods which can change chemical or physical composition, energy content, structure, or physical state. The subject also involves the application of knowledge to the design, development and operation of plants that produce chemical and related compounds, with an emphasis on process safety and sustainability. It borders and overlaps on areas such as mechanical, electrical, and...

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3 Years

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Scottish Higher

Access to HE Diploma


Successful completion of a relevant Access to HE Diploma with a minimum of 60 credits is required, including 45 credits at Level 3 and 15 credits at Level 2. Including a minimum of 15 Level 3 credits at Distinction grade in Mathematics and 15 Level 3 credits at Distinction grade in relevant Science.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme


Successful completion of IB Diploma with 32 points overall including 6,5,5 at Higher Level to include Mathematics + relevant Science (Chemistry preferred).

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


Successful completion of a relevant RQF BTEC National Extended Diploma (1080 GLH at Level 3) with overall grades DDD. Distinctions will be required in Engineering Principles and Further Engineering Mathematics.

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)



H3 in Mathematics + relevant Science (Chemistry preferred)

Pearson BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF)


Successful completion of a relevant QCF BTEC Extended Diploma (180 credits at Level 3) with overall grades DDD. Distinctions will be required in Mathematics for Technicians and Further Mathematics for Technicians.

Scottish Advanced Higher


Including Advanced Highers in Mathematics + Chemistry (preferred) or relevant Science. Offers are normally made on the basis of a combination of Scottish Highers and Advanced Highers.

A level


Including A-level Mathematics + one from Chemistry (preferred), Physics, Technology & Design, Geography, Biology, Computer Science, Digital Technology, ICT (not Applied), Double Award Science and Double Award Life & Health Sciences. A-level General Studies and Critical Thinking are normally excluded from offers. However, the grade achieved may be taken into account when results are published in August and may be used in a tie-break situation.

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Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland £4,750
England, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands £9,250
EU, International £25,300

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