Advance your professional skills and deepen your knowledge and expertise with postgraduate research or coursework at the UNSW School of Chemical Engineering. Our academic staff are globally recognised leaders, ready to train you to the highest level.

Study full-time or part-time alongside leading researchers with strong industry links and develop new research to provide real-world solutions for tomorrow's challenges.


This postgraduate degree gives you advanced technical, process design and project management skills. You’ll explore efficient process design and look at robust, objective analyses of chemical plants, industrial processes and general operations in the chemical industry. This includes extensive coverage of current business and environmental issues. 

Learn the latest processing technologies and the fundamentals of food engineering in this postgraduate degree. It covers process control, product quality, food safety, food packaging and food technology best practices. Our experts will teach you the strategies and tools to increase efficiency and performance in the manufacturing and processing of food products. 

Designed for Food Scientists and graduates wanting to expand their knowledge in their current area of expertise, this postgraduate degree covers food technology, product development, food quality and food processing. You’ll explore the nutrition, packaging, preservation, product design and development, components of flavour, safety and quality assurance of food.

Postgraduate Research

Collaborate with some of Australia’s leading researchers to produce a thesis or other piece of written or creative work. As an innovator, your work will benefit the community, governments and industry, both locally and internationally.

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We're involved in 10 research bodies which broadly cover the areas of Energy & Resources, Water and Health. Ranked as one of the top Chemical Engineering schools in Australia, we are a leader in fundamental and applied research. Explore our broad range of projects, challenging some of the world’s most pressing issues. 

Connect with like-minded individuals and explore opportunities to excel in your chosen field. We foster a student community that allows you to extend your university experiences and do great work as you move into your future career. Take advantage of what we have to offer.