Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Chemical) (BE(Hons)(Chem))

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This program will provide students with a background in the physical sciences, chemical engineering core disciplines, integrated design skills and research training. The first two years of the program are spent developing an understanding of the foundation courses of chemical engineering, which are increasingly put into practice in the third and fourth years via major design, research and experimental projects. The program offers specialisations in Chemical, Minerals Processing or Sustainable Energy.
Students are also required to complete 12 weeks of approved practical experience during their study. Graduates of the program qualify for professional membership of Engineers Australia and the Institute of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) (UK).
The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Chemical) is an AQF Level 8 qualification with a standard full-time duration of 4 years.

Academic Program Rules for Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Chemical)

There shall be a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Chemical).

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the degree of Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Chemical), the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 96 units, comprising:

  1. Courses to the value of 96 units including a specialisation in one of the following:
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Minerals Processing
    • Sustainable Energy
  2. A total of 12 weeks practical experience approved by the Faculty and of which a minimum 6
    weeks should be under the supervision of a professional engineer
  3. Unless exempted, international students are required to take ENG 3003 Engineering Communication EAL
    in lieu of either a core or elective course as advised by the Faculty