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    I have been looking everywhere, however I cannot seem to find any answers anywhere else, I am just wondering if I do a degree in chemistry at university as a whole would that make me qualified to be a chemical engineer or do you need some other qualifications a well?

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    (Original post by LLuke156)
    I have been looking everywhere, however I cannot seem to find any answers anywhere else, I am just wondering if I do a degree in chemistry at university as a whole would that make me qualified to be a chemical engineer or do you need some other qualifications a well?

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    No, you'd need a chemical engineering degree for that.
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    (Original post by LLuke156)
    I have been looking everywhere, however I cannot seem to find any answers anywhere else, I am just wondering if I do a degree in chemistry at university as a whole would that make me qualified to be a chemical engineer or do you need some other qualifications a well?

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    Chemical engineering is quite a different subject to chemistry!! As the above poster said, you would need a ChemEng degree to work as a chemical engineer.

    You could possibly do research in a chemical engineering department with a chemistry degree in fields such as catalysis (I know of several instances of people with chemistry degrees working as researchers in ChemEng departments) but I don't think that is what you're asking. :rolleyes:
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    The similarities between the two stop after the name. They are very different areas.
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    Try doing an EngD or an accredited Masters (Msc) after your Chemistry degree. There have been few examples of people gaining chartered status as a chemeng (note: very few) but their "Chemistry" degree have been very skewed towards application or did applied chemistry...
 
 
 
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