Swansea University

Swansea University

Chemical Engineering

This course is built upon the wide range of research in chemical engineering at Swansea University. This includes engineering applications of nanotechnology, bioengineering, biomedical engineering, cell and tissue engineering, chemical engineering, colloid science and engineering, desalination, pharmaceutical engineering, polymer engineering, rheology, separation processes, transport processes, and water and wastewater engineering. The research project provides an opportunity to work with a member of academic staff in 1 of the above, or related, area of research. The project may also involve collaboration with industry.

Entry requirements

The entry requirements for this programme is a 1st or a 2nd Class Honours degree in chemical or biochemical engineering, or a related discipline, such as chemistry, biochemistry, physics, or other engineering discipline. English language requirement IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent.

Course modules

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

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,300 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 16,950 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bay Campus, Swansea Swansea SA1 8EN Wales

Key information

College of Engineering
Telephone number: 
01792 295514