Chemical Engineering Abroad


Pathways is a new program that offers engineering students in every department a study abroad program that works with their curriculum! All classes are pre-approved for transfer credit.

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Pathway 1: UVA Exchange: National University of Singapore

When: Spring Semester 2nd Year

Transferable Courses:
CHE 2216: Modeling and Simulation in Chemical Engineering
CHE 2202: Thermodynamics
APMA 3110: Probability and Statistics
Physics II and STS Equivalents Available
**Note: Organic Chemistry II not offered - suggested to take over summer. All classes offered in English.

Pathway 2: IES Abroad: Queen Mary, University of London

When: Fall Semester 3rd Year

Transferable Courses:
CHE 3321: Transport Processes I
CHE 3316: Chemical Thermodynamics and Unit Operations
CHEM 3610: Physical Chemistry
STS Equivalent: Architecture in London
**Note: Organic Chemistry Lab not offered - suggested to take second year fall or summer before third year.

Pathway 3: UVA Exchange: University of Melbourne

When: Spring Semester 3rd Year

Transferable Courses:
CHE 3318: Chemical Reaction Engineering
CHE 3322: Transport Processes II
Various Engineering Electives Available
**Note: Must get special permission to take Chemical Engineering Lab I out of sequence. Summer options available. Contact Eric Anderson.

Approved Transfer Courses

This list of courses reflects what students have taken in the past and therefore does not guarantee the continued availability of each course. Please check to see if the course in question is still available by following the link to the host institution's course catalog, if available. Additionally, some courses have a syllabus linked for convenience. These links may change from year to year, but the most recent syllabus can be found in a course catalog search.

These are not the only courses that are available to take in the corresponding institutions. New courses can be taken with approval from an advisor.

  • Asia
    UVA Course
    Host Equivalent
    APMA 2130: Differential Equations
    MA 3220 Ordinary Differential Equations
    PHYS 2415: Physics II
    PHYS 2519: Physics II Lab
    PC 1222 Fundamentals of Physics II
    APMA 3110: Applied Probability & Statistics
    ST 2334 Probability and Statistics
    CHE 2216: Modeling and Simulation in Chemical Engineering
    CN 3421 Process Modeling and Numerical Simulation
    CHE 2202: Thermodynamics
    CN 2121 Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
    CHEM 2420: Organic Chemistry II
    CM 2121 Organic Chemistry 2
  • Oceania
    UVA Course
    Host Equivalent
    CHE 3318: Chemical Reactor Engineering
    Reactor Engineering (CHEN30001)
    CHE 3322: Heat and Mass Transfer Processes
    Heat and Mass Transport (CHEN30005)