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Employability

Employability

Our graduates are sought after by leading industry employers from across the globe.

Student engineers

We see our students as ‘Student Engineers’, meaning right from day one, you will be on the pathway to becoming a professional engineer.  

All our degrees in Chemical Engineering have dual accreditation by:

Chartered Engineer (CEng) is one of the most recognised international engineering qualifications.

  • our Master of Engineering (MEng) degrees are a direct route to becoming chartered. You don’t need to study any further qualifications to work toward chartered status
  • our Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) degrees can also lead to Chartered Engineer status. However, you’ll need to complete further study, such as an approved Master's degree

Find out more about the benefits of becoming a Chartered Engineer on the Engineering Council’s website

Find out how to obtain Chartership through IChemE on IChemE's Get Chartered website.

Industrial contact

Our accredited degrees provide you with industry exposure in many ways:

  • placements
  • projects
  • industry prizes
  • competitions
  • guest lectures
  • site visits
  • careers support
  • careers fairs

We support your engagement with industry through our:

  • Professional Bodies
  • Industrial Advisory Boards
  • Academic Leads
  • Industrial Liaison Managers
  • Careers Service Marketing Professionals
  • Business Development Managers
  • Alumni

Industrial contact

Our professionally accredited degrees provide you with industry exposure in a number of ways:

  • placements
  • projects
  • industry prizes
  • competitions
  • guest lectures
  • site visits
  • careers support
  • careers fairs

We support your engagement with industry through our:

  • Professional Bodies
  • Industrial Advisory Boards
  • Academic Leads
  • Industrial Liaison Managers
  • Careers Service Marketing Professionals
  • Business Development Managers
  • Alumni

Graduate destinations - engineers without borders

A degree from the School of Engineering opens up a world of opportunities. Your future career choice ranges from groundbreaking research and consultancy to business and management, in the UK and Europe.

Our past graduates also work internationally:

  • building and running plants in East Asia
  • operating water treatment processes in the Gulf
  • developing catalysts in Chicago

Employers include:

  • Centrica
  • ExxonMobil
  • Conoco Phillips
  • BP
  • AstraZeneca
  • GSK
  • Lilly
  • MSD
  • British Sugar
  • Nestle
  • Unilever
  • Heineken
  • P&G
  • Johnson Matthey
  • Air Products
  • Honeywell
  • Beamex
  • Sartorius
  • ABB