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Chemical engineering is an extensive discipline on transforming raw materials into valuable, durable products and producing technology that will give way to a sustainable future.
A chemical engineer plays an important role at every stage of a project; from inception, to the product emerging on the market.
Chemical Engineering graduates of Heriot-Watt University Malaysia are employed in various sectors including utility supply and technical services.
Heriot-Watt University is a leading British education institute recognised internationally for its career-relevant programmes in science, technology and business.
With the university’s newly opened campus in Putrajaya, it is now available for students closer to home.
Heriot-Watt University Malaysia offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in chemical engineering; BEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering and MEng Chemical Engineering with Oil and Gas Technology.
Its Chemical Engineering programme has been ranked top in Scotland by The Guardian University Guide 2015, and first in the United Kingdom (UK) for Chemical Engineering and Electrical Engineering while receiving a 100% student satisfaction rating from the National Student Survey.
The BEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering takes a hands-on approach through lectures, tutorials, mentor sessions, workshops and laboratory activities.
Assessments vary from examinations, coursework and presentations, to group and individual projects.
This mix of teaching methods and assessments echo the university’s commitment to producing graduates with skills that will set them apart in the job market.
Additionally, the programme develops transferable skills in communication, teamwork, industrial and commercial awareness and career management.
Students interested in the MEng Chemical Engineering with Oil and Gas Technology can also do so mid-way during their BEng Chemical Engineering programme.
Find out more at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia’s Open Days Jan 24–25, 2015. For more information about programmes and scholarships, visit www.hw.ac.uk/malaysia
Published in English daily The Star, Malaysia, 24 January 2015