Loughborough University

Loughborough University

Chemical Engineering

Areas of research include: loss prevention; hazard analysis; process control; food engineering and biotechnology includes: fermentation; protein processing; enzyme processes; ultra filtration; reverse osmosis; spray drying; properties and mass transfer in food; particle technology: includes gas cleaning; aerosol technology; filtration; solid-liquid separation; particle characterisation; particle-fluid interaction; powder flow; membrane technology; contamination control; process technology includes: polymerisation reactors; mixing and fluid properties, 2-phase flow; heat transfer; emulsions and colloids; process modelling and control; solid-fluid systems includes: catalysis; sorption chromatography; adsorption equilibria; meniscus properties; porous media.

Entry requirements

Honours degree in chemical engineering or related field (e.g. chemistry, mathematics, computing science, biochemistry).

Sponsorship information

Basic EPSRC Studentships and industrial CASE awards are available for UK/EU students; top-up money from Faculty of Engineering may be available; overseas students with ORS awards may be funded jointly by Department and Faculty.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time - 2 years
PhD Full-time - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Loughborough University Loughborough LE11 3TU East Midlands

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01509 228292