Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

About this study area

Create solutions to critical challenges in food, energy, environmental remediation and water supply, with a chemical or biochemical engineering degree at Australia’s leading university.

Gain valuable industry experience and be inspired by world-leading researchers in nanotechnology, carbon capture and storage, minerals and materials, natural gas processing and bioengineering.

At Melbourne, we’ve designed a unique curriculum aligned with the top institutions of the world, ensuring you graduate with the ideal combination of advanced technical and professional skills valued by employers, and a higher level qualification that is recognised globally.

How to study chemical and biochemical engineering

Start with a three-year Bachelor of Science and choose the Chemical Systems major. Complete a two-year Master of Engineering (Chemical), Master of Engineering (Chemical with Business) or Master of Engineering (Biochemical) to become an accredited engineer.