12 months
22302 USD/year
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The Master’s of Engineering (M.E.) degree in Chemical Engineering at the University of South Carolina is a professional master’s program for students who are focused on a career in the chemical process industry. Students will develop deep technical skills through advanced coursework.

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Chemical engineers are leading new developments in medicine, advanced materials, energy, consumer products, manufacturing and environmental solutions. From developing more efficient fuel cells to creating innovations that advance space exploration, our chemical engineering students and faculty are at the forefront of research.

We strive to provide you with an advanced foundation in the basic and applied sciences, as well as opportunities to broaden your skill sets in technology development, project management, and commercialization.

What to Expect

As a Chemical Engineering major at the University of South Carolina , you will learn to translate knowledge from chemistry, biology and other sciences into the products that provide fuel, power, medicine and materials that are vital to our society and the world. Through challenging coursework and educational experiences, you will develop engineering knowledge as well as additional professional and personal skills needed to succeed in your career.

You will be afforded the opportunity to work with a professor in research on some of today's most notable engineering challenges. You will also be encouraged to participate in co-operative education, industrial internships and research and educational opportunities nationally and internationally.


A major in chemical engineering can prepare you for careers in: 

  • processing industries such as petroleum, refining, plastics, artificial fibers and detergents
  • nuclear industry
  • biomedical industry
  • food industry

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Chemical Engineering
  • Thermodynamics
  • Advanced Fluit Flow Analysis
  • Advanced Mass Transfer
  • Chemical Process Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree: From an accredited college or university (or international equivalent) 
  • Official Transcripts
  • Official Test Scores
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Application Fee: $50 for students using the general application. 
  • English Proficiency Requirement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22302 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22302 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

22,302 - 30,183 USD


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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