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can you become a chemical engineer with a chemistry degree?

if i get a degree in BSc Chemistry, can i still become a chemical engineer even if i didn't do a chemical engineering degree?
Original post by eternaldevotiion
if i get a degree in BSc Chemistry, can i still become a chemical engineer even if i didn't do a chemical engineering degree?


Yes, but you will need to do a relevant master's.
The following specify that you would need a degree in chemical engineering to become a chemical engineer: https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk/job-profiles/chemical-engineer

The following courses are examples of what universities would accept a BSc in Chemistry:
https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/taught/chemical-engineering/advanced-chemical-engineering.aspx#EntryRequirementsTab
https://www.strath.ac.uk/courses/postgraduatetaught/advancedchemicalengineering/#entryrequirements
https://www.lsbu.ac.uk/study/course-finder/msc-advanced-chemical-engineering

The following degrees are maybes:
https://www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/engineering-applied-sciences/chemical/msc-chemical-engineering/#entry-requirements=is-expanded
https://www.ed.ac.uk/studying/postgraduate/degrees/index.php?r=site/view&edition=2022&id=913
https://www.hull.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught/advanced-chemical-engineering-msc
https://www.southampton.ac.uk/courses/advanced-chemical-engineering-masters-msc#entry
https://www.uws.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/postgraduate-course-search/chemical-engineering/#!#entry-requirements
https://www.bradford.ac.uk/courses/pg/advanced-chemical-and-petroleum-engineering/
https://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/masters-degrees/a-z/advanced-chemical-engineering/
https://www.cranfield.ac.uk/courses/taught/advanced-chemical-engineering#
Original post by eternaldevotiion
if i get a degree in BSc Chemistry, can i still become a chemical engineer even if i didn't do a chemical engineering degree?


This question has came up quite a few times over the years, probably mainly in the Engineering forum, so if you do a search you should be able to find good information regarding this question. But to summarise, chemical engineering is a type of engineering, not really chemistry (though obviously some/many roles will require a degree of understanding of chemistry), and many entry level positions do look for a chemical engineering degree. A masters is an option, though it is worth advising that work experience is also very helpful in securing a graduate job, and may such opportunities are going to be looking for chemical engineering students.

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