Chemical Engineering at Birmingham

Welcome to the School of Chemical Engineering At Birmingham

We are proud of our school, our staff and, most importantly, our students. Our world renowned department is comprised of leading experts in the field of Chemical Engineering, meaning our teaching is of the highest quality. Furthermore, our student-centred approach to learning provides our students with the support they need to succeed. We have created a programme we hope will showcase our department, as well as give you the opportunity to explore Chemical Engineering at Birmingham.

Virtual tour of our department

Join James, one of our research fellows, on a tour of our school facilities.


Dr Anita Ghag and Professor Eddie Pelan sit down to discuss admissions in the School of Chemical Engineering.

Student society vlog

Find out more about BUCES, the Birmingham University Chemical Engineering Society.

Spotlight on our research

We are developing innovative techniques to produce higher performing and healthier food and drinks products.

Hear from our alumni 

MEng Chemical Engineering graduate Will Davies tells us how he's starting his career.

What our students say


The first thing that drew me to Birmingham was the friendly nature of the whole school.

Dylan, MEng Chemical Engineering with Industrial Study

I love studying chemical engineering, and I can’t imagine a better place to do it than at Birmingham. It’s a fun, exciting place to study. 

Hannah, MEng Chemical Engineering with Industrial Study