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Chemical Engineering

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This course is built upon the wide range of research and covers specific areas of advanced chemical engineering as well as the complex regulations that are found in the engineering workplace. The research project provides an opportunity to work with a member of academic staff in a specific collaboration with industry. The course is accredited by the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE).

Entry requirements

Usually the entry requirements for the MSc Chemical Engineering is a first or a second class honours degree in Chemical or Biochemical Engineering, or a related discipline, such as chemistry, biochemistry, physics, or other engineering discipline.

We welcome applications by prospective students from around the world and look for evidence of previous study that is equivalent to the entry requirements stated above. The Postgraduate Admissions Office are happy to advise you on whether your qualifications are suitable for entry to the course you would like to study.

If English is not your first language you will need an acceptable pass in an approved English Language qualification to make sure you get the full benefit from studying at Swansea. We consider a wide range of qualifications, including the Swansea University English Test, the British Council IELTS test (with a score of at least 6.5 and 5.5 in each component).

Course modules

Modules include: complex fluids and rheology; entrepreneurship for engineers; colloid and interface science; communication skills for research engineers; water and wastewater engineering; membrane technology; environmental analysis and legislation; principles of nanomedicine; optimisation; desalination; polymers (properties and design); nanoscale structures and devices; pollutant transport by groundwater flows.


Tuition fees for years of study after your first year are subject to an increase of 3%.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 20,650 (Year 1) International 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 7,550 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 Years

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