Chemical Engineering, M.Sc. | University of the West of Scotland | Paisley, United Kingdom
12 months
17250 GBP/year
11250 GBP/year
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Chemical Engineering degree offered at the University of the West of Scotland is ideal if you are a graduate in chemical engineering or other related discipline and are looking to upgrade your technical abilities and equip yourself with advanced knowledge in the fields of chemical and process engineering.


Chemical Engineering degree offered at the University of the West of Scotland is ideal for any chemical engineer holding a Bachelors degree that requires further learning to enable progression to qualify for Chartered Engineer status.

A Career in Chemical Engineering

The MSc Chemical Engineering prepares graduates for a wide range of professional roles in many industries including:

  • pharmaceuticals
  • food and drinks
  • clean energy
  • environmental waste management
  • oil and gas
  • petrochemicals
  • cosmetics
  • consumer products
  • agrochemicals
  • research and development

Our Chemical Engineering graduates have found employment with companies such as GlaxoSmithKline, Sellafield Ltd, Doosan Babcock and Atkins Global.

Opportunities for research careers also exist with some of our graduates undertaking further PhD research studentships.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Fluid Mechanics & CFD 
  • Advanced Heat Transfer 
  • Process Design and Safety 
  • Multiphase and Biochemical Reactors Design 
  • Renewable Energy and Energy Storage Systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International- The latest we can process your application is 6 weeks before the course start date  


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should possess a good second class Honours degree or equivalent qualification, in chemical engineering or related area from a recognised institution.
  • Applicants with other qualifications with appropriate professional or industrial experience will also be considered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17250 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11250 GBP per year during 12 months.

For Scottish students, cost of study per year is 7,000£  

Living costs for Paisley

700 - 1400 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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