BEng Chemical Engineering

In the 21st century, in the face of global challenges of climate change and fossil fuel depletion, the need is for chemical engineers to change the world by changing the ways in which we meet our needs for food, water, energy and materials.

September entry

Start date

5 years


₦ 2,400,000

Fees per session

Study Modules

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3
  • Year 4
  • Year 5
  • Electives

First SemesterSecond Semester
General Chemistry IGeneral Chemistry 2
Practical Chemistry IPractical Chemistry 2
Introduction to Engineering IBasic Engineering drawing
Use of English IUse of English II
IT and Library SkillsGeneral Mathematics II
General Mathematics IIntroduction to Chemical Engineering
General Physics for Engineers IGeneral Physics for Engineers II
Practical Physics

First SemesterSecond Semester
Applied Electricity IApplied Electricity II
Computer Programming IEngineering Mathematics II
Engineering Mathematics IEngineering drawing II
Fundamental of thermodynamicsStrength of Materials
Engineering Drawing IEntrepreneurship in Engineering II
Applied MechanicsEngineering Materials
Entrepreneurship for Engineers IFundamental of fluid mechanics
General Engineering Laboratory IGeneral Engineering laboratory II
Student Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES)

First SemesterSecond Semester
Engineering Mathematics IIIEngineering Mathematics IV
Biochemical engineeringTechnical Communication
Polymer Process EngineeringStudent Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES)
Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics ITransport Phenomena II
Chemical Engineering Laboratory ISeparation process II
Chemical Reaction KineticsBiochemical Engineering II
Separation processChemical Engineering Laboratory II
Transport Phenomena IComputer application in Chemical Engineering
Process Instrumentation

First SemesterSecond Semester
Probability and Statistics for EngineersStudents Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES)
Chemical Engineering process analysis
Transport Phenomena III
Principles of plant design
Separation process III
Chemical Engineering Laboratory III
Economics for Engineers
Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics II

First SemesterSecond Semester
Engineering ManagementEngineering Law
Chemical Reaction Engineering IProcess Control II
Process Control IChemical Engineering design project II
Chemical Engineering design project IChemical reaction Engineering II
Polymer Science and technologyResearch Project II
Loss prevention in process industriesProcess Optimisation
Research project ITechnical Electives II
Technical Electives

Particle Technology
Coal processing technology
Technology for fossil fuel processing
Reservoir Engineering
Sugar Technology
Detergent technology
Fermentation technology
Pulp and Paper technology

Science can amuse and fascinate us all, but it is engineering that changes the world!”

Chemical Engineering - FAQs

Entry requirements for this course are normally:

* Must have at least 5 O’level credits, including English, in no more than 2 sittings.

** For complete requirements, please check the 2019/2020 Jamb Brochure.

  • Direct Entry: Available
  • UTME Subjects: Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
  • O’Level Subjects: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any other Science subject

Students will be taught through lectures, seminars and tutorials. They will be required to prepare and make presentations, take-home tests and assignments. There will also be written and oral feedback from the Professors.

As a graduate of this course, you may consider a career in a wide range of areas, including chemical manufacturing, environmental consultancy, nuclear engineering, scale-up and plant design, process plant trouble shooting, oil and gas, water, energy, food, research and development, patent law and teaching.

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+234 903 178 3370