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.

We offer 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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