The University of Nottingham
Chemical Engineering with Environmental Engineering BEng (Hons)
The University of Nottingham

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews of 125 graduates of Chemical Engineering with Environmental Engineering BEng (Hons) and other courses in Chemical, Process & Energy Engineering at The University of Nottingham for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Chemical, Process & Energy Engineering.

Overall student satisfaction
82 /100
125 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of Graduates in Chemical, Process & Energy Engineering

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Chemical, Process & Energy Engineering at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £30000 £32500 £43000
25-75 percentile range £28000 - £34000 £26000 - £40000 £33000 - £49500


Salary of all UK Graduates of Chemical, Process & Energy Engineering

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £30004 £34063 £39731
25-75 percentile range £26953 - £33624 £27400 - £41840 £31149 - £50019

Course Description

Through combining chemical with environmental engineering, you will design processes and products that minimise impacts on air, land and water.

As a chemical and environmental engineer you will work with the following areas:

  • Disposal of waste
  • Environmental compliance – reducing the impact of spills and emissions
  • Flooding and drainage
  • Infrastructure and development
  • Management of pollutants
  • Recovery of damaged land (damaged through mining, farming or landfill)
  • Water supply and sanitation
  • Food and water
  • Energy
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Consumer products
  • Oil and gas

We support you to develop the engineering knowledge and professional skills to design the processes that make the products we all rely on. To support your graduate career you will develop transferable skills in:

  • Project management
  • Business management
  • Finance
  • Analytics
  • Teamwork

This course offers the opportunity to undertake a one-year paid industrial placement and/or study abroad.

This degree has been accredited by the Institute of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) and IOM3 (Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining) under licence from the UK regulator, the Engineering Council.

Accreditation is a mark of assurance that the degree meets the standards set by the Engineering Council in the UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence (UK-SPEC).

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Chemical Engineering with Environmental Engineering BEng (Hons) at The University of Nottingham

43% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
13% Secretarial and related occupations
9% Welfare and housing associate professionals
9% Information Technology Professionals
5% Administrative occupations
5% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
4% Customer service occupations
2% Skilled trades occupations
2% Business and public service associate professionals
2% Elementary occupations

Grading & Study Time

Grading Distribution

Students of the course received the following grades

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Chemical, Process & Energy Engineering

Qualification requirements

Including a relevant subject/science @ C or above (80 UCAS tariff points)

Scottish Higher qualifications are considered on an individual basis

Access to HE Diploma

Including one in a relevant subject/science (80 UCAS tariff points)

BTEC Level 3 National Diploma: DD plus A Level English at grade B. Preferred:- Performing Arts, Art & Design, Digital Film and Video Production,Business IT, Applied Science,Sport, Sport and Exercise Science

31-30 overall or 665-655 in 3 HL subjects.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

The Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate will be accepted in lieu of one A Level at the A Level grades specified, excluding any subject specific requirements.

If Mathematics is not taken beyond GCSE, a grade 7, (or A) in GCSE Mathematics, or Core Mathematics grade B is essential

BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate: D plus AB in two A Levels to include English. Preferred:- Performing Arts, Art & Design, Digital Film and Video Production,Business IT, Applied Science,Sport, Sport and Exercise Science

European Baccalaureate - 85% overall including 85% or 8.5 in Mathematics 5 and 85% or 8.5 in either Chemistry or Physics.

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Chemical Engineering with Environmental Engineering, BEng (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Tuition Fees Chemical Engineering with Environmental Engineering BEng (Hons)

Ireland £9250 year 1
EU £28600 year 1
England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
International £28600 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

Positions of The University of Nottingham in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of The University of Nottingham in related subject specific rankings.

Engineering

    • #6 
    • #6 
    Chemical Engineering
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 14 May, 2024]
    • #2 
    • #86 
    Chemical Engineering
    NTU Rankings by Subject
    [Published 11 July, 2023]
    • #6 
    • #142 
    Chemical Engineering
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]
    • #11 
    • #201 
    Chemical Engineering
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 27 October, 2023]
    • #6 
    • #110 
    Engineering
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]

See all 31 university rankings of The University of Nottingham

About The University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham is a government funded research university based in Nottingham, England. Their aim is to become global leaders in education and research, cultivating a culture of curiosity and ambition. The university’s main campus is located approximately half an hour’s bus ride away from Nottingham city centre, which gives students the peace and quiet they need to study while not removing them completely from metropolitan comforts.

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Student composition of The University of Nottingham

undergraduates:
27810
postgraduates:
7620
Total:
35430
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Where is this programme taught

University Park Campus
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