Chemical Engineering at Swansea is ranked 4th in the UK for student satisfaction by The Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2016. 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; and membrane separation rigs and rheometers. Our Chemical Engineering degrees are accredited by the Institution of Chemical Engineers.