Chemical engineers change the world through use of their knowledge of chemistry, biology, computation and engineering to meet the needs of our technological society. Our highly ranked Department of Chemical Engineering is renowned for its impactful research, high quality teaching, impressive industry connections and excellent graduate outcomes.
We have a diverse range of exciting and innovative research programs, making us one of the highest ranked departments at the University of Melbourne and across Australia. A broad range of engineering disciplines are encapsulated across four main research themes.
Working with government and industry is a pivotal part of what we do. Our industry partners provide platforms for translational research, they inform our teaching and they provide employment pathways for our students.
Learn more about our undergraduate pathway degree and our graduate coursework Masters’ degrees and research degrees in Biochemical, Chemical or Materials Engineering.
Our world-class labs develop technologies, along with industry partners, to solve the most pressing problems facing the world, namely in the areas of energy, the environment, defence, and healthcare.
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