Master of Engineering Science (Chemical Process Engineering)

About the Master of Engineering Science (Chemical Process Engineering)

The Master of Engineering Science (Chemical Process Engineering) is a two-year full-time, postgraduate degree that gives you advanced technical, process design and project management skills. Make the most of our leading facilities in the UNSW School of Engineering as you focus on the following areas:

  • Environmental engineering
  • Water treatment
  • Design
  • Process systems
  • Heat transfer
  • Fluid mechanics

Flexible learning is a keystone of the program, allowing you to broaden your career prospects through cross-training, re-training and specialisation. Chemical process engineering is the perfect next step if you’re a chemical engineering graduate, with graduates in food science and engineering or biomedical engineering also considered.

Why Study the Master of Engineering Science (Chemical Process Engineering)

 UNSW Engineering achieved a top ERA research excellence ranking in 2019, adding to our status as Australia’s largest and longest standing engineering faculty. Our selection of engineering degrees is all encompassing, allowing you to find the perfect degree for you. The UNSW School of Chemical Engineering is consistently ranked as one of the top chemical engineering schools in the nation, renowned for offering some of the best research training.

When you choose a degree in chemical process engineering as part of a Master of Engineering Science, you’ll explore efficient process design and look at robust, objective analyses of chemical plants, industrial processes and general operations in the chemical industry. Your studies will include extensive coverage of current business and environmental issues in the chemical and food industry.

Your Career Opportunities  

As a Chemical Engineer, you’ll design, create and optimise systems and equipment used in chemical, industrial, biological and environmental processes. Chemical engineering bridges the study of the chemical and physical sciences with engineering, allowing you to enter an array of industries including:

  • Alternative Energy
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Manufacturing
  • Nuclear Energy
  • Oil and Gas
  • Paper Manufacturing
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Petrochemicals
  • Sustainable Engineering
  • Water and Waste Management
  • Consultancy
  • Research and Development
  • Field Engineering
  • Design and Manufacturing Engineer
  • Environment and Conservation