Department of
Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Postgraduate study

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Postgraduate taught courses and research opportunities we offer

  • The University of Nottingham ranked 75th in the world (QS World University Rankings)
  • Faculty of Engineering ranked 3rd in the UK for research power (REF 2014)
  • 98% of our research judged as "international quality" (REF 2014)

The Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering is a leading centre for the development of industrial processes and applications in energy, sustainability and environmental engineering and our broad range of taught postgraduate courses produce high-quality engineers with the advanced skills and training demanded by industry and organisations all over the world.

You may wish to undertake a postgraduate taught course in order to:

  • Gain accrediation from the ICHemE
  • Further your career in industry
  • Specialise in a particular field


Taught courses

The modern world is evermore reliant on innovative technology – to make products, harvest and conserve resources and use energy efficiently. The Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering is a leading European centre for research and teaching necessary to enable the development of such creative and efficient technologies.

The department:

  • is ranked in the top three UK institutions for the quality of its research, along with Oxford and Cambridge
  • attracts field-leading academics and students from across the globe with its combination of cross-disciplinary and research expertise
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Research opportunities

To see a full list of available Engineering research courses please visit our online prospectus.

Funded PhD studentships are also available. Please visit our PhD opportunities page to find out more.

More information about the various research groups our engineers work in is available on our research groups, centres and institutes page.


Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering

The University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 95 14081