Loughborough University
Leicestershire, UK
LE11 3TU
+44 (0)1509 222222
Loughborough University

Chemical Engineering

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Welcome to Chemical Engineering

The Chemical Engineering Department at Loughborough University has a reputation within industry and academia for research excellence and producing highly trained, well-educated and professional chemical engineers.

  • Highly ranked for Chemical Engineering

    6th, 8th and 11th in the UK, Times 2017, Guardian 2018 and Complete University 2018 guides.

  • Highly ranked for Student Satisfaction

    2nd in UK for Overall Satisfaction in Chemical, Process and Energy Engineering, with 97% of students satisfied or very satisfied with their course, National Student Survey 2017.

  • State of the art teaching and laboratory facilities

    £17M investment in new STEMLab teaching labs and workshops and £4M upgrade to chemical engineering building labs, pilot plant and virtual reality environment - Igloo

  • Excellent graduate prospects

    91% of our employed graduates are in professional or managerial roles within six months of leaving1.  Their average starting salary is £27,5002

  • Range of courses

    We offer students a range of challenging MEng, BEng and MSc courses, all professionally accredited by the Institution of Chemical Engineers.

  • Close ties with industry

    Significant links with major companies in the chemical, pharmaceutical, food and process industries.

  • Research intensive department

    Over £3M annually of research income and almost 50 PhD students working on projects of global importance.

1. DLHE, 2016 graduates in full-time employment.  UK/EU & Channel Isles, FT first degree students  
2. DHLE, 2016 graduates. Mean salary, FT UK & Channel Isles first degree students in professional employment

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