Our reputation

Top 100 university for Chemical Engineering – QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018

Our reputation


We offer a number of scholarship opportunities to support and reward students from around the world


Life at Leeds

Find out what our students think about their time at Leeds

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Masters courses

A Masters degree can really help you to stand out in today’s competitive job market. You’ll develop specialist knowledge which will set you apart from the rest of your peers and help you on your career path.

Our courses

> Advanced Chemical Engineering MSc
> Chemical Process Engineering MSc
Energy and Environment MSc
Materials Science and Engineering MSc
> ​Petroleum Production Engineering MSc

Our reputation

We’re a top 100 university for Chemical Engineering in the 2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject. 

Research-based degrees 

An active research environment enables us to offer you a range of exciting degree courses taught by experts who are leaders in their fields. You’ll be directly engaged in research through substantial individual and team-based project work – giving you access to our specialist facilities.

Industry-relevant courses

Our Industrial Advisory Committee helps ensure our courses are up-to-date with the modern practices and techniques that will enable you to succeed in industry. 

Hands-on learning

Laboratory classes, traditional lectures, seminars and project work allow you to gain hands-on experience, investigating and applying material from your lectures and tutorials to real-life work situations. 

Exceptional student experience

You’ll join a friendly, supportive and diverse postgraduate community of over 800 engineering and computing students who come from all around the world. A personal tutor, and our student support teams, will provide advice and support throughout your degree.  

Rewarding careers

We have long-established links with industry in the UK and overseas, which is one of the many reasons why our graduates are highly sought after by employers such as ABB Group, Arup, BP, Jaguar Land Rover, Petrofac and United Biscuits.

Chibuzo Okereke - MSc Chemical Engineering

I believe the transferable skills I gained during my course such as planning, organisation, report writing, and preparation, referencing, researching, presenting, to mention but a few, have helped me immensely in my career and will continue to do so.
Chibuzo Okereke