Chemical engineering encompasses a wide range of disciplines including economic design, operation and management of process systems in which materials are changed in composition or physical state. Chemical engineering has its foundation in chemistry, physics and mathematics; its operations are developed from knowledge provided by these disciplines and by other branches of engineering, applied sciences, biological sciences and economics.
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Chemical Engineers produce colourful results. What do designer chairs, soap, photographic film, aspirins, batteries and jelly beans have in common? Like many other everyday things we take for granted, they all involve chemical engineering at some stage in their manufacture, transforming raw materials into useful and valuable products with minimal environmental impact.
Chemical Engineers save millions. One of the avenues open to a Chemical Engineer involves working with polymers. Of the thousands of things you can do with polymers, making our world famous plastic currency is one. You won't believe the number of opportunities that open up when you study Chemical Engineering at Monash University. Choose your own path.
Chemical Engineers help the environment. As a Chemical Engineer you can make a difference to the world in many exciting ways, like coming up with innovative solutions to air and water pollution problems. Studying Chemical Engineering at Monash University will open up all sorts of amazing opportunities. Decide which way you'll make a difference.