Chemical and Process Engineering

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Ranking

Top 250 in the world for Chemical Engineering (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020)

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Undergraduate Prospectus

Ranking

Top 250 in the world for Chemical Engineering (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020)

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International Prospectus

Qualifications

Overview

A Chemical and Process Engineering degree will train you to process raw materials into marketable products that add value to the world, in a way that directly correlates to happiness, life-expectancy, and reducing emissions from economic output.

You will tackle society’s greatest challenges:

  • converting natural resources to high-value products
  • supplying clean, safe drinking water
  • creating sustainable energy
  • harnessing microbes to produce designer chemicals and pharmaceuticals
  • improving society’s health and wellbeing
  • providing a sustainable food supply.

Minors in Bioprocess Engineering, Environmental Process Engineering, and Energy Processing Technologies

The Bioprocess Engineering minor prepares biologically-minded engineers to meet industry demand for products such as medicines, vaccines, beverages, vitamins, alternative fuels, and clean water. You will learn about harnessing the natural power of bacteria and algae for creating new products and treating waste.

The Energy Process Technologies minor prepares energy-focused engineers to develop renewable and existing energy sources (such as hydrogen, solar, wind, natural gas, and oil).

The Environmental Process Engineering minor prepares environmentally-minded engineers to meet society’s growing commitment to improving the environment.

Contact us

Department of Chemical and Process Engineering

Phone +64 3 369 3784
Email engdegreeadvice@canterbury.ac.nz

Location
Level 4, Link building – see campus maps

Postal address
Te Rāngai Pūkaha | College of Engineering
Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

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