Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Chemical and Biomolecular)

Course Overview


Chemical and biomolecular engineering is a broad field that combines the key disciplines of chemistry, physics and biology.

Drawing on an extensive knowledge of areas including nanotechnology, molecular biology, environmental science and information technology, chemical and biomolecular engineers design valuable products and processes that address a wide range of societal and environmental challenges.

Chemical engineers are agents in the drive to ensure a sustainable society. Throughout the Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Chemical and Biomolecular) practical applications are used in teaching and learning and there is a strong interaction with industry through work experience and study projects.

The School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering offers the following Bachelor of Engineering Honours degree specialisations:

  • Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • Combined degrees with Science, Commerce, Arts, Medical Science, Project Management, Law and Music.

Course Requirements


To meet requirements for the Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Chemical and Biomolecular), a candidate must successfully complete 192 credit points, comprising:

  1. A minimum of 36 credit points from the Engineering Core Table, including all required units;
  2. A minimum of 108 credit points from the Chemical and Biomolecular Stream Core Table, including all required units; and
  3. A minimum of 48 credit points of additional units from the Chemical and Biomolecular Stream Specialist Table, including satisfying any additional requirements specified for the Specialist Table.
  4. A maximum of 12 credit points of general electives may be taken.


For a standard enrolment plan for Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering visit CUSP (https://cusp.sydney.edu.au).