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UNB Fredericton

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Undergraduate program

Student learning and progress is our top priority. Students, staff and course instructors work closely together. As a result, we are proud to acknowledge many of our students who have received national recognition for their work and design projects.

The chemical engineering program will also help you gain practical skills through interactive labs and courses that will prepare you for your career.

As a chemical engineering student you will:

  • Gain effective written and oral communication skills
  • Develop more interpersonal skills through a variety of coursework
  • Learn to be a critical thinker and problem solver

Program details

Find course descriptions, curriculum and electives in the UNB Undergraduate Calendar

Two optional program specializations are available:

  • Energy Conversion Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering

Where chemical engineering will take you

Chemical engineers play a big part in what we consume and how we consume it. You are essential in industries such as pharmaceutical, manufacturing, healthcare, construction, pulp and paper, petrochemicals, food processing, energy, polymers, biotechnology, design and environmental health.

A global profession

You could be working as an environmental engineer, maintenance engineer, manufacturing engineering, project manager, quality assurance manager or process engineer. You will be sought out by government regulatory agencies, environmental & engineering consulting, pulp & paper, oil & gas, power generating, food processing and other industries.