Chemical Engineering

About us

Chemical engineering is all about turning raw materials into everyday products. The food and drink we consume, the energy we use, and the medicines we take, all depend on technical know-how and ingenuity of chemical engineers. Our graduates oversee the safe manufacture of these products, all whilst managing resources and protecting the environment.

We are regarded as one of the UK’s leading chemical engineering departments and are consistently ranked highly in UK university league tables. Our courses are taught by experts in subjects which address current societal challenges, such as renewable energy and low-carbon systems, in world-class facilities. Along with our close links to industry, this means that we have an outstanding reputation for producing highly trained, well-educated and professional Chemical Engineers.

We have an outstanding reputation for producing highly trained, well-educated and highly sought-after Chemical Engineers who are equipped to succeed in today’s global economy. Throughout your time at Loughborough, you will be part of a thriving, friendly research and teaching community.

Our courses are taught by experts supported by world-class facilities. The department is housed in a newly-refurbished building with an impressive pilot plant, laboratories, teaching spaces and a 360 degree virtual learning dome, alongside modern computing facilities.

Studying at Loughborough is an enriching and valuable experience that opens routes to many career possibilities. We aim to realise the potential of all our students, and to help you find your place in the busy, exciting and fulfilling world of engineering.