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Chemical Engineering

Chemical engineering involves finding the best sequence of chemical and physical processing operations, and the right operating conditions, to convert raw materials into higher-value products.

The Department of Chemical Engineering at Curtin University is internationally respected and recognised for its study programs and research.

The department provides both undergraduate and postgraduate coursework and research (MEng and PhD) degrees in Chemical Engineering, double degree programs with Applied Chemistry, Extractive Metallurgy, and commerce, as well as industrial short courses in targeted areas. Research activities have grown substantially over the past 25 years and continue to with participation from industry.

In the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017, Curtin ranked top 150 in the world for Chemical Engineering.

Possible careers

  • Chemical engineer
  • Risk and safety manager
  • Process engineer
  • Production/operations engineer

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2016 Nanostructured Electromaterials for Energy Workshop


The 2016 Nanostructured Electromaterials for Energy Workshop is a joint workshop aimed at promoting the exchange and advancement of research in energy conversion and storage technologies.

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Telephone: +61 8 9266 4045