What will I learn?

Chemical engineering and biotechnology are fast-evolving industries with huge potential for improving global health and wellbeing.

You’ll gain interdisciplinary experience and be well prepared for leading-edge careers feeding, fuelling and healing the world.

Students commencing in July may have a slightly limited selection of courses.

What will you do?

Use knowledge and skills from engineering, chemistry, maths and biology to produce chemicals, fuel, drugs, and food.
Experiment with protein separation, fermentation, genomics and proteomics.
Benefit from tours, projects, and placements with companies like PepsiCo, Smiths Crisps, Jurlique, and BHP.
Complete an eight-week practical engineering experience.

Career Readiness

The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Chemical) prepares graduates for diverse careers with national and global organisations across a variety of dynamic settings. Employment opportunities exist across a vast range of industries, including food and beverage, oil and gas, materials, environmental and technology, while many chemical engineers also go on to manage companies, start their own businesses or work in consulting.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

CRICOS

082079J

Study options

Full Time (5 years)

Tuition fees
A$43,000.00 (US$ 29,373) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected December 2019

More details

Start date

2 March 2020, 27 July 2020

Venue

The University of Adelaide (UoA)

North Terrace Campus,

UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE,

South Australia,

5005, ADELAIDE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students are required to successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification. United Entrance Certificate (UEC) 5. IELTS: Overall 6.5; Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing - 6; TOEFL Internet-based: Overall 79, Reading and Listening: 13, Speaking 18, Writing 21; Pearson – Overall 58, Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing - 50 and Cambridge - Overall 176, Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing – 169.

For international students

Students are required to complete Secondary School Qualifications equivalent to Australian Year 12.

Prerequisites: Mathematics, Chemistry and one of Physics or Biology

Entry requirements vary from country to country.

IELTS: Overall band score of 6.5 and Band score of 6 in all bands; TOEFL Paper-based: total score of 577 with a minimum of 4.5 in the Test of Written English (TWE) or Internet-based: total score of 79 with a minimum of 21 in Writing, 18 in Speaking and 13 in Reading and Listening; Pearson Test of English (Academic) overall score of 58 and Skills profile of no less than 50 in all skills; and Cambridge English-Advanced (CAE): Overall score of 176 and Individual score of 169 in all skills.

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Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • The University of Adelaide College
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About this uni

The University of Adelaide works alongside governments, businesses, and other universities across Asia, Europe and North America.

  • Based in South Australia.
  • Ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world.
  • Member of Australia’s research-intensive Group of Eight.
  • Top 10 on The Economist’s list of world’s most liveable cities