Study plan Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering

Study guides

Timetables

Mornings (as from the 2nd year, there will be practicals in the afternoons).

Table of credits for each course

  Basic training Compulsory Optional Final Project
1st year 42 18    
2nd year 26 34    
3rd year   60    
4th year   6 39 15
Totals 68 118 39 15

Period of study

Six-monthly

Part-time or full-time

Full-time, with the possibility of part-time dedication in line with UAB regulations.

Specialisations

Specialisation in Chemical Process Engineering
Specialisation in Environmental Engineering
Specialisation in Biochemical Engineering
Specialisation in Materials Engineering

Basic and compulsory training

1st year 2nd year
- Algebra
- Fundamentals of Engineering
- Statics and Dynamics of Systems
- Fundamentals of Chemistry
- Statistics
 - Calculus
- Chemical Engineering Balances
- Chemical Equilibrium
- Graphic Representation
- Fields and Waves
- Business Organisation and Management
 - Organic Chemistry
- Computer Applications
- Differential Equations and Vector Calculus
- General Biology and Biochemistry
- Applied Thermodynamics
- Chemical Engineering Experiments I
- Chemical Kinetics
- Electronics and Electrotechnology
- Fluid Circulation
3rd year 4th year
- Reactors
- Separation Operations
- Thermo-technology
- Material Science
- Heat Transfer
- Chemical Engineering Experiments II
- Environmental Engineering
- Control, Instrumentation and Automatism
- Process and Product Engineering
- Design of Equipment and Resistance of Materials
- Simulation of Chemical Processes
- Chemical Engineering Experiments III
- Bachelor's Degree Final Project
- Projects and Safety

 

Optional subjects

4th year
- Work Placement
- Inorganic Chemistry
- Instrumental Analysis
- Ethics in Engineering


Specialisations are learning pathways included in the European Diploma Supplement (DS). In order to obtain a specialisation you must complete a minimum of 30 credits belonging to the specialisation.

Specialisation in Chemical Process Engineering Specialisation in Biochemical Engineering
- Transport Phenomena (6 credits)
- Advanced Separation Operations (9 credits)
- Advanced Chemical Reactors (3 credits)
- Advanced Experiments in Chemical Engineering (6 credits)
- Biochemical Engineering (6 credits)
- Biochemical Engineering (6 credits)
- Advanced Biochemical Engineering (9 credits)
- Biochemical Engineering Experiments (6 credits)
- Analytical Biotechnology (3 credits)
- Transport Phenomena (6credits)
Specialisation in Environmental Engineering Specialisation in Materials Engineering
- Treatment of Water Purification and Urban Effluents (5 credits)
- Treatment of Solid Residue and Sources of Renewable Energy (5 credits)
- Treatment of Gas Emissions (5 credits)
- Purification of Industrial Pollutants (3 credits)
- Environmental Engineering Experiments (6 credits)
- Transport Phenomena (6 credits)
- Mechanical Behaviour of Materials (3 credits)
- Electronic, Magnetic, Thermal and Optical Behaviour of Materials (6 credits)
- Structure and Description of Materials (4.5 credits)
- Material Technology and Applications (7.5 credits)
- Laboratory of Material Technology and Properties (6 credits)
- Reuse, Recovery and Recycle of Materials (3 credits)