Developed in consultation with industry, our BEng Chemical and Petroleum Engineering (with Foundation Year) course will enable you to apply your knowledge and skills to real-world challenges.
Combining exceptional facilities with teaching from research-active academics, this course will prepare you for a fulfilling career in the chemical, pharmaceutical, water or food industries.
Surrey is one of the few universities in the world offering you the chance to experience the complete chemical engineering process. Our new £1.7m chemical engineering facility includes a fully operational pilot process plant, allowing you to use the kind of state-of-the-art equipment you will find in industry.
We are ranked 4th for overall satisfaction in the Chemical, Process and Energy Engineering category of the National Student Survey (NSS) 2018. Our courses combine general chemical engineering principles with specialist modules, design projects, equipment design and research projects relating to energy and petrochemicals.
You’ll be taught by prize-winning academics and former industrialists with extensive experience, and gain specific knowledge in petroleum related processing and operations.
You’ll also benefit from practical experience working on a small chemicals plant in our newly refurbished laboratory facilities which, combined with your academic studies, will prepare you for a wide range of fulfilling careers in the global energy sector.
We’re always looking to make it easier to access the education we offer, so we have launched the option of taking a degree with a foundation year.
A foundation year is an extra year of study at the start of your course that leads in to a full degree programme. It’s a great option if:
• You don’t have the grades for a full degree course • You have non-traditional qualifications or experience • You’re starting university after some time away from education • You’re looking for more support during the transition into university study.
During a foundation year you’ll learn about your chosen subject, develop your study skills and get used to university life. On successful completion of your foundation year, you’ll be ready to progress to the first year of your degree course.
As a foundation year student, you’ll be a full student of the University and part of our community. You’ll have access to all our campus facilities and support.
Award: BEng Professional Qualification 4 Years Full Time Taught in English