Study Chemical Engineering in Australia
Chemical engineering is at the forefront of efforts to address the most important issues facing the international community in the 21st Century, including the provision of potable water, overcoming greenhouse gas emissions and the establishment of clean energy sources. This course is for you if you want to work as a chemical engineer and make a positive contribution to the environment.
This course is comprehensive and covers all the fundamental process engineering topics, including heat and mass transfer, reaction engineering, process control, mineral processing, and many others.
Top ranked course at University of Newcastle
The chemical engineering discipline at the University of Newcastle is ranked in the top 150 universities in the world by QS World Universities Ranking (2013). Students on the chemical engineering programmes have access to the latest facilities and are taught by active engineers who are world leading researchers.
The Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) is accredited by Engineers Australia, The Institution of Chemical Engineers (UK) and other affiliated international organisations. The programme includes a practical work placement which enables you to build a professional network of contacts and to put your knowledge into practice in a realistic industry setting.
Highly demanded chemical engineers
Chemical Engineers are in high demand and are involved in many industries, in a wide range of roles. AS a graduate from the University of Newcastle, you will be in high demand for employers seeking the latest talents. You may find employment in fields such as agriculture, combustion, consultancy, maintenance, mining, petroleum, water treatment, and many others.
Graduates are also able to use the transferable skills gained in their studies to work outside the chemical engineering industries.
Skills you learn while studying
Our graduates are equipped with all the skills required to enter the workplace and start a successful career, including:
- Sound knowledge of engineering fundamentals and sciences
- Technical competence in their specialisation
- Skills to apply technologies
- Problem identification, formulation and solution
- Proficiency in Engineering Design
Other engineering programs available at the University of Newcastle include: Civil, Computer, Mechanical, Environmental, Electrical.