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50 Years of Excellence in Chemical Engineering. 

Heriot-Watt University has delivered teaching and research in the area of Chemical & Process Engineering for over 50 years. 

Chemical and Process Engineering is a fascinating and extremely important subject which plays a key role in transforming raw materials into valuable everyday items.

Chemical and Process Engineers are leading us towards a sustainable future by developing the technology and know-how to improve processes and efficiencies across important industries, such as: pharmaceuticals, bioprocessing/biotechnology, food & drink, power generation, water supply and oil & gas.


The expertise of our faculty combined with an outstanding student experience has placed Heriot-Watt University at the top of the rankings for Chemical and Process Engineering.

Rankings Body Heriot-Watt Chemical Engineering 
National Student Survey 2021 1st in Scotland / 5th in the UK 
Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021 1st in Scotland / 4th in the UK