Bachelor of Engineering (Industrial Chemistry) @ UNSW

Bachelor of Engineering (Industrial Chemistry)

Industrial Chemistry is the study of chemical processes in environmental systems, which can lead to developments in the areas of environmental management and treatment.

 UAC Code

425014 (with Arts)
415015 (with Commerce)


Degree Length

4 years full-time


Degree Structure

Industrial Chemistry (156 credit points) + Elective units (12 credit points) + Professional Elective units (12 credit points) + General Education elective units (12 credit points) = 192 credit points


Can be combined with                 

Arts or Commerce



Kensington campus

Students will study the foundations of Engineering, by studying subjects like Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. Students will also focus on specific Chemistry fundamentals, which are crucial to understanding environmental processes of organic chemistry and sustainability. In the final year, students will complete a thesis project on Industrial Chemistry. Students will also be required to complete 60 days of extracurricular industrial experience, submitting a report at the end.

Core units: Mathematics 1A; OR Higher Mathematics 1A; Mathematics 1B; OR Higher Mathematics 1B; Physics 1A; OR Higher Physics 1A; Fundamentals of Chemistry 1A; Higher Chemistry 1C; Engineering Materials and Chemistry; Engineering Design; Computing for Engineers; Chemical Engineering Design 2; Chemical Engineering Fundamentals 1; Chemical Engineering Applications 1; Individual Chemical Laboratory 1; Engineering Mathematics 2CE; Numerical Methods and Statistics; Engineering Chemistry; Fundamentals of Chemistry 1B; Higher Chemistry 1D; Chemical Engineering Fundamentals 2; Chemical Engineering Design 3C; Environment and Sustainability; Organic Chemistry; Inorganic Chemistry; Chemical Application 1; Science and Application; Environment and Sustainability; Chemical Engineering Design 4A; Thesis; Organic Chemistry; and Polymer Science.

Course Requirements

2012 ATAR

91.15 (with Arts)
96.30 (with Commerce)



2013 ATAR

91.05 (with Arts)
96.30 (with Commerce)



Entry Requirements       

HSC or equivalent

Assumed knowledge: Mathematics Extension 1, Physics, Chemistry, and any 2 units of HSC English (Mathematics Extension 2, Engineering Studies, Software Design and Development, Information Technology and Biology are recommended).


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