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    like what modules are there? is it mainly mathematical or mainly chemistry based or both?
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    (Original post by blessed107)
    like what modules are there? is it mainly mathematical or mainly chemistry based or both?
    Well Chemical Engineering itself isn't as chemistry-intensive as it sounds. I remember reading that the best way to explain it is to see it as "Mechanical Engineering with a bit of Chemistry". So the modules are usually the applied maths/physics sort of thing (what engineering usually involves) But you would have some other modules on chemistry. Probably not much on organic but more on stuff like reaction rates, equilibrium etc...

    by the way I'm just an applicant so I haven't experienced the chemical engineering degree yet lol
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    (Original post by Cosmocos)
    Well Chemical Engineering itself isn't as chemistry-intensive as it sounds. I remember reading that the best way to explain it is to see it as "Mechanical Engineering with a bit of Chemistry". So the modules are usually the applied maths/physics sort of thing (what engineering usually involves) But you would have some other modules on chemistry. Probably not much on organic but more on stuff like reaction rates, equilibrium etc...

    by the way I'm just an applicant so I haven't experienced the chemical engineering degree yet lol
    i dont really like physics but i am really good at maths and chemistry. is there a lot of physics i dont really like it
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    i dont really like physics but i am really good at maths and chemistry. is there a lot of physics i dont really like it
    Hmmm what don't you like about physics? I thought I didn't like physics until I got to apply it in the ChemEng field. It links nicely with chemistry and maths
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    like the mechanics component involving forces, momentum pressure and also the electricty area involving p.d , voltgae
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    (Original post by blessed107)
    like the mechanics component involving forces, momentum pressure and also the electricty area involving p.d , voltgae
    Ahh fair enough XD Pressure comes up quite often (thermodynamics is a whole subject on its own when doing chemeng lol) I don't really like electricity either. Have you thought of studying just Chemistry then?
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    (Original post by Cosmocos)
    Hmmm what don't you like about physics? I thought I didn't like physics until I got to apply it in the ChemEng field. It links nicely with chemistry and maths
    What A levels did you do?
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    (Original post by High Stakes)
    What A levels did you do?
    Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Biology and French
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    check the modules from a University
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    (Original post by Cosmocos)
    Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Biology and French
    Would you say that someone who did Chemistry & Maths only would be at a disadvantage when starting ChemEng?
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    (Original post by High Stakes)
    Would you say that someone who did Chemistry & Maths only would be at a disadvantage when starting ChemEng?
    M1 and just an idea of Ideal Gases (pun intended) should be enough to get you started.
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    (Original post by Cosmocos)
    M1 and just an idea of Ideal Gases (pun intended) should be enough to get you started.
    Thank you!
 
 
 
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