Welcome to The Department of Chemical Engineering


The Department aims to provide graduates with the required background and skills to easily undertake work in their chosen discipline. We offer several programmes for the award of degrees in BSc and MSc in Chemical and Process Engineering; MPhil and PhD in Chemical Engineering; BSc, MPhil, and PhD in Petroleum Geoscience; MSc, MPhil, and PhD in Food Science and Technology; MSc, MPhil and PhD in Petroleum Engineering; MSc in Reservoir Engineering, Diploma and MSc in Petroleum Engineering and Management. Our programmes are accredited by International Institutions. The Department provides local, regional and international students with high quality and professional education through its teaching, research, and civil society engagement and aims to produce highly motivated, civic-minded, entrepreneurial and innovative graduates who will be able to have successful careers in the local, regional and international workforce.

Please visit the Chemical Engineering Group, Food Science & Technology Unit, and Petroleum Studies Unit webpages for more information.


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Application Period for 2022/2023 is OPEN. SIGN UP for one of our programmes TODAY! Click on the flyers for more information.




Gain experience in team-working while broadening your knowledge in a dynamic field at the heart of innovation for process sustainability in the energy industry.
These programmes meet full requisites of UK SPEC (Standard for Professional Engineering Competence) for eventual registration as Chartered Engineers.



Do you work in or would like to work in the food industry? Do you want to learn about industry best practices in food development and production? This programme is for you! You can help make food more nutritional and safer for consumers while pursuing a career in one of the world's most important fields of study.
Our graduates serve the global, regional and national food sectors!



The Department of Chemical Engineering is offering scholarships for MSc Reservoir Engineering, MSc Petroleum Engineering, MSc Petroleum Engineering & Management.
You must be a registered student in one of the above programmes and a citizen of Trinidad & Tobago to qualify for the scholarship opportunity.



Suggested Energy Transition Policy for Trinidad and Tobago: Next Fifty Years

by: Professor Andrew Jupiter (The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine) and Dr. Pedro van Meurs (Van Meurs Energy)




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Petroleum Studies Unit SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY available for Academic Year 2022/23

Scholarships Available in 2022/23 for Qualified Students in:
MSc Petroleum Engineering – 10 Scholarships
MSc Reservoir Engineering – 10 Scholarships
MSc Petroleum Engineering & Management – 10 Scholarships
For further information please send emails to:
Email: Petroleum.Engineering@sta.uwi.edu / 
Telephone: (868) 662-2002 Ext. 83412

Scholarship application period begins September 2022.



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