Industrial Chemistry


Industrial chemists are applied scientists, some of whom are engaged in solving problems in forefront research areas, while others are responsible for the successful operations of Australia’s chemical industry. Industrial chemists analyse raw materials, apply computers to the simulation and control of chemical plant and verify the quality of the product. A particularly important activity is the control and management of the environment of industrial processes.

Industrial chemists are capable of fulfilling a multiplicity of roles as research scientists, development chemists, technical representatives and as plant/company managers.

Studying Industrial Chemistry at UNSW

The study of Industrial Chemistry at UNSW is primarily through the School of Chemical Engineering and Industrial Chemistry. Please refer to the table below for available postgraduate study in Industrial Chemistry (other relevant programs/ plans can be found under the Chemical Engineering specialisation).

Industrial Chemistry can be studied as 

Specialisation Stream Type Stream
Chemical Process Engineering Specialisation CEICMS5341

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