Bioprocess engineering is the branch of chemical engineering which focuses on the role of living organisms in the manufacturing process, such as fermentation to produce alcohol.
It is key to several growth industries, such as the production of biofuels and new medicines.
This professionally accredited MEng Honours degree focuses on the use of bioreactors and their effective design, modelling, monitoring and control.
You will study specialist topics such as:
We are a top 5 UK university for Chemical Engineering and our degrees are designed in consultation with industry, ensuring your skills are in demand.
At Newcastle you will join a School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials with a long-standing reputation for teaching quality and student support.
The quality of the chemical engineering degrees at Newcastle University is recognised with a top five ranking in The Guardian University Guide 2014.
Chemical Engineering at Newcastle also ranks in the top 150 universities in the world in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2014.
This degree is accredited by the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE), providing industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
Our MEng degrees are considered a more direct route to becoming a Chartered Engineer (CEng) as they completely satisfy the academic requirements to achieve this professional qualification. This means you will not have to undertake any further study on the route to chartered status.
As a chemical engineering student at Newcastle, you will join our School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials.
Newcastle students graduate fully equipped with the skills they will need thanks to our strong links with industry experts:
This degree is approved by the Defence Technical Undergraduate Scheme (DTUS) for entry to all technical corps.
Find out more on the Armed Forces page on our website.