251–300 th
World University Rankings 2021
76-100 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP, United Kingdom

Chemical Engineering - Swansea University

**Chemical Engineering at Swansea University is ranked 7th in the UK for Graduate Level Employment (DLHE 16/17 Graduates)** The BEng Chemical Engineering at Swansea University is accredited by the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE). There is a close and extensive involvement with local, national and international engineering companies at Swansea University. Chemical engineers design, operate and optimise chemical and physical processes that turn raw materials into valuable products for human use. They also use their skills to dispose of the by-products generated by these processes in a safe and environmentally-friendly manner. You will be trained you to meet the needs of modern process engineering and gain the ability to use analytical skills and tools to formulate and solve problems relevant to the application of engineering to industry. The course will also provide a foundation for you to aim for the prized Chartered Engineer status. The course involves industrial visits to various companies such as Valero, Avalon (AstraZeneca), Aberthaw Power Plant, First Milk, Tata Steel and Vale INCO Ltd. Modules build on established Chemical Engineering areas with application to energy, health, food, water and the environment. Our state-of-the art facilities include: - Atomic Force Microscopy - Fermentation Rigs - Particle Characterisation - Surface Plasmon Resonance - Hydrodynamic Shear Adhesion Assays - Membrane Separation Rigs and Rheometers Our Chemical Engineering degrees are accredited by the Institution of Chemical Engineers. **96% of our graduates are in employment or further study within 6 months of graduating (DHLE 16/17 Graduates) – the average salary for our Chemical Engineering graduates is £27,000.** **Did you know all of our courses are available with a Year in Industry or Year Abroad?** These placement years increase our students’ confidence and communication skills as well as help them to gain valuable experiences that will ultimately enhance their employability. To find out more go to http://www.swansea.ac.uk/engineering/undergraduate **We guarantee that you will be made a conditional offer for a course at Swansea University. Subject requirements will apply. Please come along to our next Open Day or get in touch for further information.**