Chemical Engineering


Chemical Engineering is the application of the principles of the physical sciences, together with the principles of economics and human relations, to fields in which matter undergoes a change in state, energy content or composition. The chemical engineer is generally responsible for the design, construction and operation of plant and equipment used in the chemical processing industries.

Chemical engineers are employed in a very wide range of industries including the chemical, minerals, pharmaceutical, food and energy industries. Many chemical engineers work in environmental management, research and development business, management and computer applications.

Studying Chemical Engineering at UNSW

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

Chemical Engineering can be studied in the following Programs 

Program Code & Name Stream Type Stream
1010 Chemical Engineering Research CEICAR1010
2150 Chemical Engineering Research CEICAR2150
2645 Engineering Research CEICFR2645

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