M.Sc. On Campus

Chemical Process Engineering

University of Leeds

12 months
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This Chemical Process Engineering degree from University of Leeds will build upon your existing scientific and engineering knowledge and skills to convert them into a specialisation in chemical engineering. It will provide you with up-to-date competencies in chemical engineering and process technology, paving the way for an exciting and challenging career in the industry.


Upon graduating from this Chemical Process Engineering degree from University of Leeds, you will be able to design, operate and manage processes and associated manufacturing plants. You will also gain key skills in innovation leadership, technology transfer and research and development that you will draw on in your future career.

You’ll undertake a large research project and study a series of compulsory taught modules covering chemical engineering principles; chemical process technology; chemical reaction processes; separation processes; plant design; batch process engineering and chemical products design and development.

This course is suitable for graduates of a related engineering or science undergraduate degree, for example in chemistry. If you are a chemical engineering graduate, you might be interested in our Advanced Chemical Engineering MSc.

Career opportunities

There is a wide range of career opportunities in the chemical and allied industries in process engineering, process design and research and development as well as in finance and management. Our graduates have secured positions at companies such as:

  • ASM Technologies
  • BOC
  • P&G
  • National Nuclear Industry
  • Hollister-Stier Laboratories
  • Pfizer
  • National Centre of Science and Technology Evaluation
  • Worley Parsons

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Research Project 
  • Team Design Project
  • Chemical Products Design and Development
  • Separation Processes
  • Chemical Process Technology
  • Chemical Reaction Processes

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in an engineering or physical science discipline. Applicants must have strong marks across a breadth of relevant modules, including mathematics and physical sciences.
  • Applicants with a high 2.2 will be considered on an individual basis where they can demonstrate competence in specific modules and/or with relevant professional industrial experience.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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