In the Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering, you are concerned with ways to carry out chemical reactions on a large scale. You will also learn about the chemical production process to develop a wide variety of products or processes.
The Bachelor's programme takes three years. During your first semester, you will take basic courses with students from the other beta programmes such as Chemistry, Physics, and Astronomy. The first year of Chemical Engineering is identical to the first year of the Bachelor in Chemistry, which means that if you want to, you can switch to Chemistry after your first year.
During your second year of Chemical Engineering, you will take courses such as hydrodynamics, the design of chemical reactors and product technology.
In addition, you will choose a specialization. You will broaden your knowledge in the area of energy and sustainability when you choose Sustainable Chemistry. Or you will study the applications of chemistry in matters of life and health in the programme Chemistry of Life.
You will finish your Bachelor's degree by doing a design project.
After the three-year Bachelor's programme, the Master's degree programme is the next logical step. As a graduate chemical engineer (often called a process engineer), you are qualified for a range of attractive positions. Chemical engineers usually find employment in advisory, control, and management positions. You may be involved in setting up a new factory, optimizing existing processes or developing new products and materials. You could also find work as a researcher or inspector.
If you are a native English speaker or if you hold a Dutch VWO diploma, you are exempt from providing us with proof of your English language proficiency. If you need to provide proof, acceptable test scores are:
- TOEFL IBT score of 92
- TOEFL CBT score of 237
- TOEFL PBT score of 580
- IELTS score of 6.5
- CAE or CPE certificate.
If you have taken or plan to take an English language test that is not listed here, please contact us for more information.
You will need a secondary education with qualifications for entrance to an undergraduate programme at a university. This includes:
- UK - 3 A Levels
- Germany - Abitur
- International Baccalaureate Diploma - 24 points or higher.
If you want to know if your diploma is accepted, please contact us or look on our website.
Your diploma will need to include courses in Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry.
This is merely an indication of required background knowledge. The admissions board determines whether the specific contents of this/these course(s) meet the admission requirements of the bachelor programme for which you applied.
Application deadlines (course starts September 1, 2018)
- EU/EEA students: May 1, 2019
- Non-EU/EEA students: May 1, 2019
- EU/EEA students: € 2083
- non-EU/EEA students: € 12500
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