Chemical engineers invent, design and implement industrial-scale processes through which raw materials are converted into products that we rely on every day, such as fuel, plastics, food additives, fertilisers, paper and pharmaceuticals.
You will develop practical, laboratory-based skills, combined with expertise in computing and simulation. You will be guided by internationally renowned experts in areas such as nanotechnology, carbon capture and storage, minerals and materials, natural gas processing, and solvent extraction. You will have the opportunity to complete an industry project in conjunction with a relevant industry partner.
The Master of Engineering (Chemical) will lead to a formal qualification in chemical engineering.
Career opportunities in chemical engineering are extensive and exist in petrochemical, minerals processing, mining, chemical manufacturing, natural gas, explosives and fertiliser production and environmental consulting.
Our graduates are employed in a diverse range of industries, for companies including: ExxonMobil, BP, PETRONAS, Schlumberger, Nyrstar, BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto, Worley Parsons, ThyssenKrupp, WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff, Wood Group PSN, GHD, AECOM, Mars and Unilever.
The Master of Engineering is professionally recognised under two major accreditation frameworks — EUR-ACE® and the Washington Accord (through Engineers Australia). Graduates can work as chartered professional engineers throughout Europe, and as professional engineers in the 17 countries of the Washington Accord.
Accrediting Agency: ASIIN
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom
Australia, Canada, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Turkey, UK, USA
(Through the Washington Accord)
Master of Engineering (Chemical) is also accredited by IChemE (Institution of Chemical Engineers). This accreditation has worldwide recognition.