Department of
Chemical and Environmental Engineering


Students in a practical lab session
  • 100% student satisfaction rate with the quality of all courses
  • 94% of first-year degree graduates in the department available for employment have secured work in further study within six months of graduation
  • £28,500 is the average starting salary for graduates, with chartered chemical engineers median salaries reaching £70,000.

Degree courses

  • All our courses are available as three-year BEng and four-year MEng degree programmes. The first year is the same across all courses, providing all students with the same core skills.
  • MEng students have the option to specialise in their final year by choosing optional modules in a number of different areas.

Why Chemical Engineering?

View our undergraduate degree courses

At a glance

Cohort size: intake of 100-120 students for year one

Accredited by: courses are accredited by the Institution of Chemical Engineers and the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining

Teaching staff: 28 academic staff

Total undergraduate student staff ratio: 16:1

Teaching hours/contact time: average 25 hours per week contact time in years one and two; 25% practical lab activities and workshops in years one and two

Industrial placements: available to all students


Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering

The University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 95 14081