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Field of Study

Chemical Engineering

Master of Engineering

The Master of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) is designed to advance chemical engineers towards more senior, leadership roles in scoping and tackling the complex, interdisciplinary challenges associated with design and optimisation of industrial scale processing of raw materials into commercial products.

All students complete a two-semester research project or industry placement as part of this program.

Careers

  • Consulting engineering firms
  • Multinational engineering organisations
  • Small and medium-sized enterprises
  • Educational institutions
  • Government and regulatory institutions
  • Research and testing laboratories

Highlights

38 in the world for chemical engineering

QS World University Rankings 2020

1 in Queensland for chemical engineering

QS World University Rankings 2020

Early-career salary

Chemical Engineer

$48K–$77K

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Late-career salary

Chemical Engineer

$78K–$309K

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How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Work placements
  • Research experience
  • Fieldwork

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Professional Engineering and the Business Environment: Global Practice
  • Engineering Innovation and Leadership
  • Process Engineering Design Project
  • Risk in Process Industries

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