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International: £13,650 per year (£1,200 for placement year)
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- Work alongside the country's only National Centre of Excellence for Food Engineering.
- Gain skills that make you employable in a wide range of sectors.
- Put the knowledge you learn in the classroom into practice in the laboratory.
This course is designed to give you a strong engineering background in the key areas of chemical engineering with a focus on application of this knowledge in industry and to industrial problems and challenges.
Watch student Safiyyah Sanghar talk about what it’s like to study on this course.
How you learn
You learn through
- laboratory work
- guest lectures
- industrial visits
Course leaders and tutors
You will have the opportunity to arrange a year-long work placement in between your second and third years. This is your chance to apply your academic knowledge in the work environment – and, in the process, improve your career prospects. It can even lead to the offer of a permanent job with your placement employer.
This course prepares you for a career in
- food manufacturing
- new material development
- the petrochemical industry
Where will I study?
You study at City Campus
City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.City Campus map
Adsetts Library is located on our City Campus. It's open 24 hours a day, every day.Learn more
Equipment and facilities
On this course you work with
- state-of-the art modelling software such as ASPEN-HYSIS, ANSYS, MS VISIO
- a dedicated chemical engineering laboratory
This must include at least 64 points from two A levels or equivalent BTEC National qualifications including mathematics and either physics or chemistry subjects. For example:
- BBC at A Level including relevant subjects.
- DMM in BTEC Extended Diploma in a relevant subject.
- A combination of qualifications which must include relevant subjects and may include AS levels and EPQ
- English Language at grade C or 4
- Maths at grade C or 4
• Foundation - pass from the Extended Degree Programme Engineering and Mathematics, dependent on academic performance
• Access - an Access to HE Diploma with at least 45 credits at level 3 and 15 credits at level 2. At least 15 level 3 credits must be at merit grade or above, from a QAA-recognised Access to HE course, or an equivalent Access to HE certificate.
If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills, or equivalent. If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.0 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score.
We will make an offer to all applicants likely to achieve or better these entry requirements.
We welcome applications from people of any age. We may be flexible in our normal offer if you can show a commitment to succeed and have the relevant skills and experience. This must show that you will benefit from and finish the course successfully.
Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 at the point of enrolment.
Additional information for EU/International students
If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page. You can also watch a video guide on how to apply.
For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.
Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances.
You can take an optional placement in year three.
|Module: Chemical Engineering Practice||Credits: 20||
|Module: Chemical Process Principles||Credits: 20||
|Module: Chemistry For Chemical Engineers||Credits: 20||
|Module: Engineering Materials||Credits: 20||
|Module: Engineering Mathematics||Credits: 20||
|Module: Introduction To Transport Phenomena||Credits: 20||
|Module: Chemical Process & Plant Design||Credits: 20||
|Module: Chemical Process Modelling, Instrumentation & Control||Credits: 20||
|Module: Chemical Reaction Engineering & Thermodynamics||Credits: 20||
|Module: Professional Chemical Engineering Practice||Credits: 20||
|Module: Transport Phenomena||Credits: 20||
|Module: Unit Operations & Separation Processes||Credits: 20||
|Module: Placement Year||Credits: -|
|Module: Batch Processes||Credits: 20|
|Module: Design & Commissioning Group Project||Credits: 40|
|Module: Environment & Safety||Credits: 20|
|Module: Fluid Modelling In Chemical Engineering||Credits: 20|
|Module: Reactor Design||Credits: 20|
Fees and funding
Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2020/21 is £9,250 per year. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200.
† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.
Our tuition fee for international students starting full-time study in 2020/21 is £13,650 per year. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200.
Financial support for home/EU students
How tuition fees work, student loans and other financial support available.
Additional course costs
This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.Additional costs for Engineering courses (PDF)
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