UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

Developing innovation to create new medicines, biofuels and environmental management tools is essential to meet the global challenges of tomorrow. If you are interested in meeting these challenges, then Biochemical Engineering at UCL is for you. This broad'based, flexible programme provides opportunities to follow a wide range of careers in this rapidly developing sector. This four'year MEng offers an extra year on top of the Biochemical Engineering BEng in which to acquire hands'on practical research experience and advanced design skills. Several optional routes provide flexibility to meet students' individual requirements.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
4 years
Full Time
MEng (Hons) £22,380  Academic year. First year overseas fees
4 years
Full Time
MEng (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • Course specific
  • SQA Higher
  • International Baccalaureate
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma DDD
  • GCE A-level AAA-A*AA
  • SQA Advanced Higher A1AA-AAA
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Diploma DDD
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade

Key Course Information

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90% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 72%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 83%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 90%

£25,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

90% Go on to work and/or study

In work 20
Studying 60
Studying and working 10
Unemployed 10
Unknown 0

34% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 60%

Total Coursework: 36%

Total Practical: 4%

£5,337 - £7,371
Typical cost of university accommodation

£5,915 - £6,624
Typical cost of private accommodation