Diploma in Chemical Engineering

Study Duration

Two years

Study type


Application deadlines

Open to apply 



Advanced Diploma in Chemical Engineering

Study Duration

Three years

Study type


Application deadlines

Open to apply 


Advanced Diploma

Programme Overview

Chemical Engineering is the study of planning, designing and developing products and processes where chemical and physical changes occur. The BEng in Chemical Engineering develops your engineering skills with a firm grounding in chemistry. This degree programme is one of a set of undergraduate programmes

Programme Objectives

  • provide students with the opportunities to realise their academic potentials through relevant and planned learning experiences.
  • provide a thorough grounding in the basic principles of chemical engineering, with strong technical education and communication skills that will enable students to have successful careers in a wide range of industrial and professional environments.
  • provide students with appropriately structured curricula, combining teaching in theoretical and knowledge-based principles with practical skills training.
  • prepare students for rapidly changing technological environments with the core knowledge central to multidisciplinary development and personal improvement throughout theory professional careers.
  • provide an up-to-date and professionally accredited education satisfying the institutional requirements of the Institution of Chemical Engineers.
  • produce graduate engineers with the qualities and skills that are in demand by employers and who can make a valuable contribution to society in general, and
  • offer students the opportunity to obtain relevant industrial experience by providing the option of a sandwich year.

Career Opportunities

A Chemical Engineering degree opens the door to a fulfilling and varied career, with many exciting opportunities for employment in technical and management roles in a wide array of industries. This includes manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, design and construction, pulp and paper, petrochemicals, food processing and energy sectors.

Admissions Requirements

Direct entry requirements to the programme for international certificate holders:

A Level

Minimum grades of C in three A-Level subjects including Math and Chemistry.

English language: Minimum grade C in GCSE or IELTS (Academic): Minimum of 5.0 overall / TOEFL (iBT): Minimum of 64 overall


Minimum 24 points, with minimum score of 3 in Maths and Chemistry at Higher Level or 4 at Standard Level.

English language: Minimum score of 5 in English at Standard level or minimum score of 4 in English at Higher level or IELTS (Academic): Minimum of 5.0 overall/TOEFL (iBT): Minimum of 64 overall

Indian School Certificate

Pass in Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) or Indian State Board Examinations with a score of not less than 55% in Math and Chemistry.

English language:  IELTS (Academic): Minimum of 5.0 overall/TOEFL (iBT): Minimum of 64 overall


Admission requirements for GED certificate holders:

*Applicants with General Education Diploma (GED) or its equivalent (equivalency by the Ministry of Education) will be admitted to the foundation year, subject to satisfying the following criteria:
Certificate Grade
Omani General Education Diploma (GED)

A General Education Diploma pass with:

  • an overall score of 60%
  • a minimum of 55% in English 
  • a minimum of 60% in Pure Maths
  • a minimum of 60% in Chemistry


*Applicants with less than the above entry requirements can still apply and will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Exemption from Foundation Year: Applicants with IELTS (Academic) 5.0 or TOEFL (iBT) 64 and IC3 can be exempted from the Foundation Modules if they also pass the MU Math exit test.

*Applicants who successfully completed the foundation year in any other higher education institution can be admitted directly to the programme.


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Learn more about the placement year here.

Diploma Modules

Advanced Diploma Modules

Diploma Fees

Advanced Diplloma Fees