Chemical Engineer (2134)

Chemical engineers research, design, and develop chemical processes and equipment, oversee the operation and maintenance of industrial chemical, plastics, pharmaceutical, resource, pulp and paper, and food processing plants and perform duties related to chemical quality control, environmental protection and biochemical or biotechnical engineering. Chemical engineers are employed in a wide range of manufacturing and processing industries, consulting firms, government, research and educational institutions. (National Occupational Classification)

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Education

The University of Manitoba does not offer a degree in chemical engineering. However, the university has an agreement with the University of North Dakota (Grand Forks, N.D.) which allows students to transfer into and obtain a degree in chemical engineering from the University of North Dakota after completing the Preliminary Engineering program at the University of Manitoba. Please contact the University of North Dakota for more information on admission and accepted preliminary courses from the University of Manitoba.

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Date modified: July 6, 2018