Biochemical Engineering



UCL biochemical engineers change the world, manufacturing products such as medicines, creating green renewable energies and developing tools for achieving a cleaner environment. Population growth, climate change and depletion of natural resources mean that the demand for biochemical engineers who can address these challenges is growing fast.


Some reasons to study Biochemical Engineering at UCL…

One of the only dedicated Biochemical Engineering departments in the country, the department’s excellent industrial contacts and unique pilot plant facility give graduates a distinctive edge when entering the job market, and open doors to excellent and diverse career opportunities.



In the Department

Advanced Centre for Biochemical Engineering

Housed in the department of Biochemical Engineering, this facility is the result of £20 million of investment from industry, government and various foundations. This hands-on experience is distinctive to UCL and provides firsthand insight of the challenges and excitement of making industrial process work. It provides access to some of the most advanced equipment available today as you would find in many industrial environments.

It houses bioprocessing equipment at a pilot scale, from fermentation through downstream processing to formulation, used by researchers and students to test new processed in an environment like that used by industry.


Other facilities & areas across UCL


For further information on available degree programmes, entry requirements, UCAS codes, Accommodation and Fees please click on the following link.

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