About Chemical engineering

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.

Once you’ve started studying, you can choose to specialise in ‘Business’, ‘Materials and Minerals’ or ‘Sustainability and Environment’ or continue without specialising.

Graduate with the ideal combination of advanced technical and professional skills valued by employers, and a higher-level qualification that is recognised globally.

Discover the Chemical Engineering Systems major

Find out how to take the chemical experiments you do in a lab and apply them to a society's needs. You could help clean up wastewater or design clean energy.

Graduate degree pathways

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Find out more about our graduate degrees and get support with your application. Speak to our expert staff online, via phone or at an upcoming event. You can also register to learn more about your course options and opportunities via email.

Why study at the University of Melbourne

Taught by leading experts

Taught by leading experts

Learn from experts in nanotechnology, pharmaceuticals, minerals, materials, natural gas processing and solvent extraction.

Connect with industry

Connect with industry

Take part in internships, complete industry projects or undertake an innovation challenge with an industry mentor.

Choose your specialty

Choose your specialty

Specialise in Business, Materials and Minerals or Sustainability and Environment during your studies to achieve your career goals.

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Please speak to our expert staff to discover more about our learning opportunities and get support with your application.