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M.Sc. On Campus

Chemical Engineering

Swansea University

12 months
21900 GBP/year
10200 GBP/year
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The Chemical Engineering programme from Swansea University provides an advanced and systematic understanding of the field, equipping you with the required awareness and insight to become a credible chemical engineer.

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Our course is founded upon a wide body of respected research, from specific areas of advanced chemical engineering to complex workplace regulations.

Your research project gives an opportunity to collaborate with expert academic staff specialised in a certain research areas, and may also involve collaboration with industry.

Your studies will concentrate on process engineering themes such as separation processes, fluid systems, mass transfer and material properties, all of which capitalise on our research strengths.

Developing your technical knowledge and competencies over two years may lead to further extensive research, or a career in chemical engineering or related industries.

Your studies will be nourished by an international community of over 500 postgraduate students and 120 research staff at the College of Engineering.

Career opportunities

Graduates of the Chemical Engineering programme from Swansea University are strongly positioned for stimulating and rewarding opportunities. Your future could lie in any of the following roles. 

  • Chemical engineer
  • Energy engineer
  • Petroleum engineer
  • Product/process development scientist
  • Mining engineer
  • Technical plant manager

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Membrane Technology
  • Complex Fluids and Flows
  • Water and Wastewater Engineering
  • Biochemical Engineering 
  • MSc Design Project
  • Environmental Analysis and Legislation
  • MSc Research Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
First Class
Upper Second Class (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The entry requirement for the MSc Chemical Engineering is a first or a second class honours degree in Chemical Engineering or closely related discipline. Desirable criteria includes prior experience of Chemical Engineering Design projects.
  • We welcome applications by prospective students from around the world and look for evidence of previous study that is equivalent to the entry requirements stated above.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21900 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 21900 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10200 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Swansea

727 - 1379 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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